Mr. Bonte (born 1961) has served as Executive Vice President New Business since January 2019.
From January 2010 to December 2018, Mr. Bonte was Executive Vice President Industrial. Prior to that, Mr. Bonte worked for the chemical company LyondellBasell and its predecessors for 17 years, serving as Senior VP Polypropylene Business based in Germany and the Netherlands, 2007- 09; Senior VP Sales & Marketing for Asia, Middle East/Africa and Latin America based in Hong Kong, 2002-06; Head of Strategic Marketing, 2000-01; several marketing, supply chain and manufacturing positions, 1992-99. Prior to this he worked five years for Exxon Chemical in Brussels.
Mr. Bonte holds a post-graduate degree in Business Management and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Leuven in Belgium.