Charlie joined Nouryon in October 2018 from Axalta Coating Systems, He served six years there as CEO and remained Chairman of the Board through June 2019.
He has more than 35 years of experience in leadership roles in the global chemical and oil and gas industries. His prior roles have included CEO and President of the TPC Group; Vice President and General Manager for General Chemical; and Vice President and General Manager for Arch Chemicals.
He started his career at the Dow Chemical Company. He has held leadership roles in industry organizations including the American Chemistry Council and the American Coatings Association. He also has served as an Operating Partner of Golden Gate Capital and The Carlyle Group.
He is also Chairman of the Board of U.S. Silica and a Member of the Board of Atotech. A US national, he has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.