Robert L. Wood

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at LANXESS Solutions US, Inc.

Robert L. Wood

Robert L. Wood

Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at LANXESS Solutions US, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

LANXESS Solutions US, Inc.
Crompton Corporation
Chemtura Corp.

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2280

Number of Boards

15

Birthday

1955

Age

64

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Linde Plc

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Trinseo LLC

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Founder at Michigan Baseball Foundation

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Co-Founder at RTM Vital Signs LLC

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Hexion, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at MRC Global, Inc.

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Chief Integration Officer at Lanxess AG

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Executive-in-Residence at Northeastern University - D'Amore-McKim School of Business

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at PolyOne Corporation

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Managing Director & Principal at Edgewater Energy LLC

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Robert L. Wood
Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at LANXESS Solutions US, Inc.
Education
Class of 1976

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2004 - 2008

Chemtura Corporation is a global specialty chemicals company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris (CHMT), with leading positions in diversified markets. We build the chemistry that makes other products more durable, safer, cleaner and more efficient. Major industries served include transportation, energy & electronics, and agriculture. With global headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, we manufacture products in 14 countries and sell products in over 100 countries. We have approximately 4,300 employees in research, manufacturing, sales and administrative facilities in every major market of the world, with regional headquarters and shared service centers in São Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; Middlebury, Connecticut, USA; and Manchester, United Kingdom/Frauenfeld, Switzerland. We are committed to global sustainability and engineering chemical solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2004 - 2008

Crompton Corporation is a global producer and marketer of specialty chemicals and polymer products. Products and services solve customer problems and add value to customers' products.Crompton, formed by the merger of Crompton & Knowles and Witco, isn't mixed-up, but its products are. The company gets three-fourths of its sales from producing polymers; polymer additives, including additives for plastics, rubber, and urethane; and polymer processing equipment. Crompton agreed to acquire Great Lakes Chemical in early 2005

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2004 - 2008
Boards & Committees
Chairman
2000 - 2012

American Plastics Council, Inc., a subsidiary of American Chemistry Council, Inc., is a company headquartered in Arlington, VA, that provides research services.

Chairman
Prior

Chemtura Corporation is a global specialty chemicals company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris (CHMT), with leading positions in diversified markets. We build the chemistry that makes other products more durable, safer, cleaner and more efficient. Major industries served include transportation, energy & electronics, and agriculture. With global headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, we manufacture products in 14 countries and sell products in over 100 countries. We have approximately 4,300 employees in research, manufacturing, sales and administrative facilities in every major market of the world, with regional headquarters and shared service centers in São Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; Middlebury, Connecticut, USA; and Manchester, United Kingdom/Frauenfeld, Switzerland. We are committed to global sustainability and engineering chemical solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs

Chairman, Board of Directors
Current
Chairman
Prior

The American Chemistry Council's (ACC's) mission is to deliver business value through exceptional advocacy using best-in-class member performance, political engagement, communications and scientific research. We are committed to sustainable development by fostering progress in our economy, environment and society. ACC is America’s oldest trade association of its kind, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative, $812 billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world.

Director
Prior

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters is one of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organizations in the United States. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, all ages in communities across the country.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2012

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal is to help all children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with volunteer mentors. Big Brothers Big Sisters is one of the oldest and largest youth mentoring organizations in the United States. Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors children, all ages in communities across the country.

Political Donations
$2,300
2007

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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LANXESS Solutions US, Inc. purchases Kaufman Holdings Corp.

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Crompton Corporation purchases Great Lakes Chemical Corp. resulting in a new company LANXESS Solutions US, Inc.

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