Steven M. (Steve) Brien

Senior Director, Global Inorganics, Chlor-alkali, Vinyls and Soda Ash, IHS Chemical

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Mr. Steven Brien is Senior Director, Global Inorganics at IHS Chemical and is responsible for the global chlor-alkali, vinyls and soda ash business He also oversees work on monthly reports and single-client project work. He has over 40 years of industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of chlor-alkali and vinyls technology and markets. Previously, he was with the BFGoodrich/GEON Company for 23 years where he was responsible for commercial and purchasing issues associated with chlorine and HCl, as well as natural gas purchases and supply arrangements that included purchasing and joint venture negotiations. He also worked at Molten Metal Technology for two years, where he was responsible for developing and implementing a chemical business plan and negotiating supply and off-take agreements. Mr. Brien earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., U.S.