Senior Director, Global Chlor-Alkali / Vinyls, IHS Chemical
Mr. Stein Raae serves as Senior Director Global Chlor-Alkali / Vinyls for IHS Chemical. He focuses on driving strategic growth for the IHS Chemical CAV business and oversees commercial management for the segment. A noted international business executive and advisor with more than 30 years of experience at Exxon, Statoil and Norsk Hydro, Mr. Raae previously was chairman and senior partner of Advance Business Partner AS, a Norwegian-based, international consultancy, where he focused on helping companies manage business growth in international market expansions. Mr. Raae was with the industrial conglomerate Norsk Hydro for more than 25 years, serving in a variety of global commercial and executive functions across the vinyls value chain, most recently as Vice President Chlor-Alkali. During these years he has been involved in numerous projects that contribute to consolidating the industry across the world. He has served on boards and chairmanships with national and international organizations and corporations, including five years of service on the Management Committee of Euro-Chlor, which also serves as the secretariat for the World Chlorine Council. Mr. Raae received a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Management Sciences from UMIST/ Manchester Business School in the U.K., and is a graduate of the International Executive Programme at INSEAD in France.