John W. King
Vice President, IHS Chemical Consulting, AsiaMr. John W. King is Vice President of the IHS Chemical Consulting group in Asia.
He has over 16 years of experience in Asia and a total of 30 years of chemical and energy industry experience. Mr. King has led the technical and market consultant advisory roles for many of the major Asian petrochemical investments project financed in Asia over the past 11 years including major investments in China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. He has also led the M&A due diligence support needed in some of the major Asian M&A transactions over the past 15 years including comprehensive business, economic, market and strategy evaluations in various petrochemical and specialty chemical businesses. Prior to joining CMAI which was acquired by IHS in 2011, Mr. King was director and vice president of Nexant/Chem Systems based in Thailand. During his time there he established Chem Systems' offices for South Asia in Chennai India where he stayed as general manager and principal. At Nexant, he was responsible for running the chemical practice in Asia. Earlier in his career, Mr. King worked as a process engineer in the lubricant additives operations of Ethyl Corporation.