executive leadership

J. Fernando C. Haddad

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
"Kraton offers me the wonderful opportunity of operating a truly global, culturally diverse company with many plants and talented teams who work in collaboration and with the sense of ownership that enables the creation of the competitive advantage that distinguishes us a top Specialty Chemical company."

Mr. Haddad, our Senior Vice President, Global Operations was appointed in April 2015. He is responsible for Kraton’s global manufacturing, supply planning, and environmental, safety, & health. Prior to joining Kraton, Mr. Haddad worked as the Global Manufacturing & Supply Chain Director for UOP, a Honeywell Company, from 2013 to 2014. Prior to Honeywell, he spent 19 years with Dow Corning, where he held increasingly more senior manufacturing and supply chain leadership positions, including Global Operations Director for the Silicon Metal Business from 2009 to 2013. Mr. Haddad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the State University of Campinas (Brazil) and a MBA from Faculdade Getulio Vargas (Brazil).