James “Stuart” Polk
Chief Integrated Supply Chain Officer
Stuart has more than 25 years of broad specialty chemical experience in procurement, manufacturing, and engineering leadership roles across companies such as Lonza, Lanxess, and Clariant. Most recently, Stuart led the global procurement team at Lonza Specialty Chemicals with a spend of greater than $1 billion across 23 countries. Stuart held international assignments in Europe and Brazil and has significant experience working in China and India. Stuart holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering along with an MBA from the University of South Carolina.