Richard Jenkins

SVP, Coating Solutions at Arkema

Richard Jenkins, a seasoned professional in the chemical engineering industry, has held various leadership roles in prominent companies such as Arkema, UCAR Emulsion Systems & Monomers, The Dow Chemical Company, and Union Carbide. With a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, Richard has successfully managed and grown global business units in the coatings solutions industry, overseeing multiple plants, laboratories, and employees across various countries. As a Senior Vice President and Member of the Executive Committee at Arkema, Richard plays a crucial role in managing the Coatings Solutions Platform.


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  • SVP, Coating Solutions

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