Vice President, Global Chemical Business Development, IHS Chemical
Mark Eramo is Vice President, Global Chemical Business Development, at IHS Chemical. Based in Houston, TX, he joined IHS in May 2011 following the acquisition of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI). In this current role which began in August 2015, Mark leads a global team that is working with existing and new clients to development and strengthen the business relationships at the executive levels, and to ensure a full understanding of the breadth of the IHS offerings for the Chemical Industry. Prior to this role, Mark had responsibility for the IHS Chemical market insight teams located in every major region that provide in-depth market research and analysis on nearly 300 chemical and plastics products. Mark worked at CMAI (Chemical Market Associates) for more than 13 years, where, in his last role as executive vice president, he was responsible for CMAI’s global market advisory services covering base chemicals, intermediates and plastics markets. Mark also served on the Board of CMAI. Before joining CMAI, Mark worked for more than twelve years in the chemical industry with Vista Chemical Company holding positions in technical sales, customer service and product management. He received a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, US, where he also enjoyed playing football for the Big Red.