Torkel Rhenman is executive vice president, Advanced Polymer Solutions (APS) for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies. In this role, Rhenman has manufacturing and commercial responsibility for the APS compounding and related business segments.
Rhenman joined LyondellBasell in 2019 as executive vice president, Intermediates and Derivates (I&D) and gained responsibility for the Refining business segment in 2020. Prior to joining the company, Rhenman served as CEO of Lhoist Group, a leading global mining and lime manufacturing company. He 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.
Rhenman holds a Master of Chemical Engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
Rhenman serves on the executive committee and board of directors of the American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (AFPM) and is on the board of directors for CoorsTek. He also is a delegate to the University of Houston Energy Advisory Board and serves on the American Cancer Society's CEOs Against Cancer - Greater Houston Chapter.