Dewey Johnson

IHS Markit

VP, Research & Analysis, Chemical

Dewey Johnson, Vice President, Base Chemicals Insight, IHS Markit, is responsible for global insight and research covering the major chemical value chains, including aromatics and fibers, olefins and derivatives, inorganics (chlor-alkali, vinyls, and soda ash), plastics and polymers, and syngas chemicals (methanol, acetyls, and ammonia). Based in Houston, Mr. Johnson joined IHS Markit (through its acquisition of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. [CMAI]) in 2009. His experience in the petrochemical industry covers all aspects of the business—financial, commercial, operations, research, strategy design and business planning, business development, and consultancy. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he was with Eastman Chemical Company, where he spent more than 29 years in strategic and commercial roles with various business groups and corporate functions. Mr. Johnson held management positions in commercial development, global sourcing, P&L for key businesses, market development, and market & strategic analysis of chemical markets and businesses. Mr. Johnson has led multiple complex engagements in strategy development and execution, global sourcing, business simulation & game theory and dynamic modeling, sales/ marketing, and business development. He has been a frequent guest lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, UVA Darden School of Management, and SUNY at Albany School of Public Policy. Mr. Johnson holds BS and MS engineering degrees from Tennessee Technological University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and an MBA in general management.