Mark Wegenka

Executive Director, Chemical Consulting, IHS Markit

Mr. Mark Wegenka is executive director for Chemical Consulting.
He has over 40 years of chemical industry experience. He consults for individual clients in the Fertilizer, Olefins and Alpha-olefins segments. He has contributed to several multiclient studies, including the Light Linear Alpha Olefin and Ammonia/Urea special reports, The Crude Oil Turmoil study, and the chemical feedstocks segments of the recent "Reinventing the Wheel," study, and the earlier study of "Americas New Energy Future." Prior to joining the company in 2008, he served a distinguished 33-year career with Dow. For more than a decade he worked as a senior financial manager for Houston-based Dow Hydrocarbons and Energy, Inc., where he performed global business analysis for the ethylene, propylene, butadiene and alpha olefins segments. He conducted strategic analysis, business financial plans, and economic studies to support global business strategies and contract negotiations. As a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, he also served as a financial representative for over 200 Six Sigma projects. Additionally, he functioned as the primary hydrocarbons and energy business contact with outside consultants. Mr. Wegenka's tenure was primarily in Dow's agricultural sector, where he worked as an economic planner, performing merger and acquisition analyses, sourcing and capital authorization economic studies and business operations support. He was also responsible for global agricultural multiclient market research and the economic evaluation of all new products. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, Indiana, US, and a Master of Industrial Management from Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, US.
  • Chemicals
  • Capacity data
  • Chemical management
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Chemical producers
  • Process economics

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