Torkel Rhenman is Executive Vice President, Advanced Polymers Solutions for LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.
Prior to his position at LyondellBasell, Mr. Rhenman served as CEO of Lhoist Group, a leading global mining and lime manufacturing company. Mr. Rhenman also spent 26 years with DuPont, serving in various commercial, manufacturing and management positions, including Global Business Director roles in DuPont Dow Elastomers and DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers. In 2008, he was appointed CEO of Solae LLC, a specialty food ingredient joint venture between DuPont and the U.S. agribusiness group Bunge.
Mr. Rhenman has led 6 global businesses ranging from chemicals, refining, polymer, food ingredients to mining & minerals. He has extensive experience in strategy development, understanding complex global industry logic, industry consolidation, turn-arounds and driving growth, both organic and through acquisitions.
Mr. Rhenman has an unique international background and industry network having lived and worked in Sweden, United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Czech Republic, United States and Japan.
He has six board experiences from European, Asian and US industrial, food ingredient and financial services companies and joint ventures. Mr. Rhenman also serves on the executive committee and board of the American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (AFPM).