Senior Vice President and General Manager – Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream and Chemical, IHS Markit
Based in Houston, David H. Witte is senior vice president at IHS Markit and general manager of Oil, Midstream, Downstream & Chemicals (OMDC), a leading global provider of information and insight and consulting services to the global energy, chemical, petrochemical and refining industries.
He has P&L responsibility for the OMDC group and manages a global team of over 500 experts delivering information and insights to the energy, chemical and related industries. His combined energy and chemical experience of more than 30 years has helped many companies develop strategies to better position their businesses and analyze organic and inorganic investments. His insights on the industry outlook have made him a sought-after speaker. Mr. Witte served on the board of directors of Chemical Market Associates Inc. (CMAI) for seven years prior to its acquisition by IHS, now IHS Markit. He spent six years in Singapore responsible for the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, he spent ten years with Chevron/Chevron Chemical and Ethyl (Albemarle) where he gained refining and chemical plant production, planning, operations and design experience. He also holds process patents in the area of aromatics. Mr. Witte graduated from Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, US, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.