Dr. Ian Moore is the Vice President, Silicones NCA for Wacker Chemical Corporation. He is the profit and loss (P&L) leader for the Silicones business in North and Central America (NCA). Previously, he was the Senior VP and GM for Momentive Performance Materials (ex-GE company) responsible for the P&L of Silicones and Silanes Additive. Ian brings a wealth of extensive cross-functional, global and multi-cultural management experience. During the period 2006 to 2010, Ian was the President & CEO EMEA of GE Bayer Silicones GmbH (later called Momentive Performance Materials). He is a recognized innovative leader, mentor and developer of people with demonstrated skills in General Management, Mergers and Acquisitions, Technology, Engineering, Operations and Marketing.
Ian completed his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering specializing in the field of deactivation of fluid cracking catalysts from the University of Manchester. He also holds a bachelor’s and master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester.