Sobers is responsible for accelerating the growth of our three Businesses in emerging markets (Asia Pacific and the Middle East) and China. He is based in Singapore.
Sobers has extensive experience working in the chemical industry. For the previous 20 years before joining Nouryon, he worked for Axalta Coatings System and its predecessor company, growing volumes and profitability across multiple product lines in emerging markets. He was also instrumental in the carve-out of Axalta from its former owner.
Sobers has an entrepreneurial background, including managing his family's automotive businesses. He studied economics at Clark University in Massachusetts and has an MBA from Cass Business School in London.