Mr. Mark Wegenka is a Managing Director for IHS Chemical Consulting.
He has over 40 years of chemical industry experience. Prior to joining IHS in 2008, he served a distinguished 33-year career with Dow. For the last 12 years of that time, 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 occurred 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 multi-client 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.