Philippe Roodhooft was appointed Executive Vice President Joint Ventures and Growth Projects in November 2017.
Philippe Roodhooft first joined Neste Chemicals in 1990 as a project engineer in Beringen, Belgium. After the merger with Statoil, he became responsible for plant management in Borealis, Kallo, and later on in Beringen. He moved to Vienna, Austria in 2007 and since then has held several senior management positions including General Manager for Central European production sites, Senior Vice President Operations for the Borealis group of companies, and Senior Vice President Supply Chain and Product Management for Polyolefins. In 2013, Philippe moved to Borouge ADP in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as Chief Operating Officer.
He holds a Master’s degree in Applied Science from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, with a specialization in Production Management and Electro Mechanical Engineering.
Philippe Roodhooft is a Belgian citizen. He is married, has two children and lives in Vienna, Austria.