Hazel A.B. Kreuz

Executive Director, Global Chlor-Alkali/Vinyls Market Advisory Services, IHS Markit

As a Chemical Engineer and MBA, Hazel brings almost 40 years of diverse industry experience to the Chemicals team. She leads the Global Market Advisory Services team for Chlor-Alkali and Vinyls from the IHS Markit office in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining IHS Markit in 2016, she held positions in engineering and management encompassing manufacturing, finance, risk management, strategic planning and marketing. Hazel began her career working in the ethylene oxide/ethylene oxide derivatives value chain with Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), where she was recognized with the Chairman’s Award. Subsequently she established strategic marketing for Nexen Inc’s chlor-alkali and sodium chlorate businesses and worked on the Canexus IPO. Then, she joined Huntsman Corporation to manage global marketing for Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper, and Mining Chemicals businesses. She is a member of the Auburn University Engineering Alumni Advisory Council, the University of Colorado Parent Leadership Society, and the Houston Executive Service Corps (ESCH), a nationwide network of nonprofit management support consulting organizations. Hazel holds a Bachelor of Science with honors in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University, and she earned her MBA at Sacred Heart University with special emphasis on Marketing.