Lucrèce Foufopoulos-De Ridder

Executive Vice President Polyolefins, Circular Economy Solutions and Innovation & Technology

Lucrèce Foufopoulos


In January 2019, Lucrèce Foufopoulos was appointed to the Borealis Executive Board as Executive Vice President Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology.

Lucrèce Foufopoulos joined Borealis after a career of more than 20 years in the chemical and petrochemical industry. Most recently, she had served Eastman Chemical as Vice President & General Manager of the Rubber Additives business unit. Prior to joining Eastman Chemical, she held a variety of positions at multinationals, including Dow Chemical, Rohm and Haas, Dow Corning and Tyco. She is also a board member of Royal Vopak, the world’s leading independent tank storage company.

Lucrèce Foufopoulos holds a European Master’s degree in Polymer and Composites Engineering from the University of Leuven, a Master’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Ghent, both in Belgium, and received executive business education from Insead in Paris, France and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Lucrèce Foufopoulos is married and holds dual Belgian-Swiss citizenship.