Torkel Rhenman is executive vice president, Intermediates and Derivatives, and Refining for LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world.
Prior to his position at LyondellBasell, Rhenman served as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Lhoist Group, a leading global mining and lime manufacturing company. Rhenman 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 Degree in chemical engineering 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.