NOVA Chemicals Corp. has announced that Greg DeKunder has joined its polyethylene business as its new vice president of marketing, effective July 9.
DeKunder is responsible for accelerating customers’ success through focus on their needs and ambitions. He will also help the team leverage business opportunities that guide the company’s strategic growth into new markets and expand existing target markets.
“We are thrilled to have Greg join the NOVA Chemicals polyethylene team,” says John Thayer, senior vice president, polyethylene business. “Greg’s deep leadership experience in the petrochemicals industry will be a key asset as we continue to grow our footprint and enable our customers to deliver products that make everyday life healthier, easier and safer.”
Prior to this role, DeKunder worked for more than two decades at Total S.A. He brings expertise from serving in a variety of leadership roles, most recently as senior general manager, base chemicals for the Americas in Total’s refining and chemicals business.
“I couldn’t be more pleased to join NOVA Chemicals at this exciting time in the company’s journey,” DeKunder says. “The company’s focus on supply chain collaboration and customer-driven innovation will be more important than ever as both NOVA Chemicals and North American polyethylene capacity continue to grow.”