Rakesh (Rocky) Vermani

Vice President - Olefin Products at NOVA Chemicals Corporation

Rocky Vermani is currently the Vice President of Olefins Products for NOVA Chemicals, based in Calgary, Alberta. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all commercial aspects of the Olefins Products business, which include ethylene and associated co-products, as well as managing the business analysis group of NOVA Chemicals’ Olefins and Feedstock group.  He is also a member of the NOVA Leadership Council. Rocky joined NOVA Chemicals in 1994, after working for DuPont Canada for four years. Throughout his career, Rocky has worked in multiple geographies and functions including Technology, Manufacturing, Licensing and Polymer Sales and Marketing, spending a part of his career in Fribourg, Switzerland and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2011, Rocky moved to Calgary to take on the role of Director, Ethylene Business. Effective 2017, Rocky will assume the role of Vice President, Olefins and Feedstock. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan and earned his Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 1988 and an MBA in 1990.   See Rocky speak: Global Market Access

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