Executive Board

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Jorge Alberto Nogueira
Jorge Alberto Nogueira was born in Argentina. He studied chemical and process engineering at the University in Buenos Aires. He began his career with Dow Chemical in Brazil. Later he moved to French chemical company Rhône-Poulenc, holding various positions in Brazil, China, the USA and France. From 2007, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Brazilian elastomeric producer Petroflex, S.A. Following its acquisition by LANXESS, Nogueira held various management positions in the specialty chemicals company. Since January 2015, he has led the business unit Tire & Specialty Rubbers. On April 1, 2016, Jorge Nogueira became a member of the Executive Board of ARLANXEO. Since September 9, 2017 he is CEO of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Chief Financial Officer
Ali Ba-Baidhan

Ali Ba-Baidhan was born in Saudi Arabia. He began his career with Saudi Aramco in 1984 and has served in various accounting, corporate finance and treasury positions, including Financial Controller of Saudi Aramco Total Refining Company (SATORP), Chief Financial Officer of Aramco Trading Company, and Manager Contract Review & Cost Compliance Department. In February 2013, he became Manager of the Operation Accounting Department of Saudi Aramco. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Aramco Gulf Oil Company (AGOC). On April 1, 2016, Ali Ba-Baidhan became Chief Financial Officer of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Chief Procurement Officer
Mohammad Alazzaz

Mohammad Alazzaz was born in Saudi Arabia. He started his professional career in 1990 as a project engineer at Saudi Aramco. Afterwards he held management positions in various areas at Saudi Aramco, such as project management, joint venture development and coordination, corporate finance, and new business development. Since November 2011, Alazzaz has led the development of the downstream and conversion chemicals business for the Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, as Value Park Director. On August 1, 2018, Mohammad Alazzaz became Chief Procurement Officer of ARLANXEO.

Biography

Member of the Executive Board
Christian Widdershoven
Christian Widdershoven was born in the Netherlands. He started his career in 1996 within Corporate R&D at Royal DSM. Between 2000 and 2011 Widdershoven fulfilled a range of Marketing & Sales and New Business Development functions within DEX Plastomers and several Royal DSM Business Groups. In May 2011 he became Head of Global Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain Management and R&D for the specialties business within LANXESS, Business Unit Technical Rubber Products. In 2014, after 2 years at DSM Dyneema, Widdershoven was appointed Managing Director and Global Head of the Keltan EPDM business within High Performance Elastomers business unit (BU HPE) at ARLANXEO. Since September 2017 he is a member of the Executive Board of ARLANXEO. In addition, he is head of BU HPE.

Biography