Patrick Thomas (Nominated)

Patrick Thomas (Nominated)

(1957, British)
C.Eng, M.A. (Hons) Engineering Science

Proposed appointment: 2017
Proposed term of office: 2017 - 2021
 

  • Chairman and CEO Covestro A.G.
  • Former Chairman and CEO Bayer MaterialScience A.G.
  • Former Non-Executive Director BG Group plc.
  • Former President of Specialties, Huntsman International LLC.
  • Former CEO Polyurethanes division of ICI plc.
     

Mr. Thomas is currently the Chairman and CEO of Covestro A.G., and previously Chairman and CEO of its predecessor, Bayer MaterialScience A.G. Concurrently, he served as Non-Executive Director of BG Group plc. until 2016. He has been a member of both the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the multinational oil and gas company over a period of six years. Prior to this, Mr. Thomas worked as President of Specialties, Huntsman International LLC, as a management consultant to private equity firms in the industrials sector and has been CEO of ICI’s Polyurethanes division. Mr. Thomas holds a degree in Engineering Science from Oxford University. He is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and president of PlasticsEurope, the European association of plastics producers.
 
Mr. Thomas has a proven track record of success within the chemicals and materials science industry.