Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Operations Chet H. Cross is executive vice president of supply chain and operations. He is responsible for Chemtura’s supply chain, procurement, manufacturing, EHS&S and engineering functions.
Mr. Cross joined Chemtura in January 2010 from Ashland Corporation, where he was vice president of operations for Ashland Hercules Water Technologies, primarily responsible for strategic oversight of the global manufacturing footprint and for the global operations and planning organizations. Previously, he held positions of increasing responsibility over two decades with Hercules Incorporated, most recently as general manager for Hercules’s $700 million Americas pulp and paper business and as president of Hercules Canada. Following graduation from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, with a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, Mr. Cross served in the U.S. Army, leading various units and teaching at the U.S. Army Field Artillery School. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserve at the rank of lieutenant colonel.