Richard Crosby

Richard is Vice President of SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, Middle East and Africa, based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is responsible for all Innovative Plastics activities in the region. He is also chartered with exploring market expansion opportunities for engineered thermoplastics and providing strategic input on asset decisions in Saudi Arabia. In addition to his regional responsibilities, Richard has global responsibility for Innovative Plastics Core Products business.
Richard has over two decades of global technology, product and business management experience in SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business, joining the company as a Chemist in Mount Vernon, Indiana in 1988. Since then he has held a series of leadership roles with increasing responsibility including General Manager of global Cycolac*/Cycoloy* resin Technology, global Lexan* resin Product Manager, General Manager of the global Valox*/Xenoy* business and General Manager of global Marketing and Technology Performance Products. He holds a Doctorate in Chemistry from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor’s degree in the same field of study from Southwest Texas State University.

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