Benoit DeBecker, VP Strategy & Commercial Excellence
Benoit is responsible for strategy, mergers & acquisitions, as well as driving commercial and marketing best practices across allnex. He was a key leader in the context of the 2016 allnex-nuplex merger.
He joined the UCB Coating Resins business in 1999 to lead their Technology Exploration group. Under successive ownership by Cytec and Advent International, he moved to positions in Marketing and Business Development. Prior to that, Benoit worked with IBM in Brussels, then with Intel in California, where he led development programs in process modeling and optimization.
Benoit holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) and a Ph.D. in Electrochemistry from Columbia University (United States).