The Valence Group Chemicals M&A Conference 2018 - October 30th, Four Seasons Hotel, New York

The Valence Group Chemicals M&A Conference has become the premier M&A conference for CEOs, senior executives and M&A professionals in chemicals and related materials. It is an invitation only, full day event, to explore key chemicals M&A topics and upcoming developments, while also providing a forum for exchange of views and networking.

The Valence Group’s 4th Annual Chemicals M&A Conference will be held on October 30th, 2018. This is an all-day event and attendance is by invitation only, restricted to 150 participants to foster both an open dialogue and networking opportunity.

Speaker list to be announced.

Past Conferences Speakers


Akzo Nobel: Floris van Hall – Director M&A
CVC Capital Partners: Christian Wildmoser – Partner
PolyOne and Univar: Steve Newlin – Executive Chairman
BASF: Wolf-Dieter Starp – former Head of Corporate M&A
Dow Chemical: Peter Sykes – VP M&A
PQ Corporation: Mike Boyce – Chairman
Cabot: Patrick Prevost – President & CEO
Evonik Industries: Christian Kullmann – CEO
Quinpario Partners: Jeff Quinn – Founder
CCMP Capital: Bob Toth – Operating Partner (& former Polypore CEO)
FMC Corporation: Paul Graves – CFO
Solvay: Marc Chollet – Group General Manager, Strategy
Chemtura: Craig Rogerson – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
INEOS Enterprises: Ashley Reed – CEO 
Solvay: Roger Kearns – Member of the Executive Committee
Chemtrade Logistics: Mark Davis – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Kraton: Kevin Fogarty – President & CEO
Valspar: Gary Hendrickson – Chairman & CEO
China National Bluestar: Michael Koenig – CEO
Mexichem: Antonio Carrillo – CEO
Vectra: Jim Voss – CEO