Robert is responsible for Nouryon’s Health and Safety, Procurement and Corporate Supply Chain functions, which support the strategies of the businesses, including manufacturing, capital projects and engineering.
Robert brings more than two decades of experience in global supply chain and manufacturing management, as well as leadership expertise in implementing foundational operations excellence across technologies and industries. He joined Nouryon from PPG Industries, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Pennsylvania, where he was Vice President of Global Operations – Industrial Segment.
Robert has also held leadership roles at Nutrien, a leading agricultural manufacturing and retail company, where he led Nitrogen Operations and later created a global supply chain for the world’s largest agriculture retail business. He built his career foundation at Celanese, a global specialty chemical company, where he worked in the US, China and the UK. A US national, Robert has an Executive MBA and a degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University and is a Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.