AIChE Gala Honorees

AIChE honors leaders who represent companies in a variety of industries served by chemical engineers, which have a history of excellence in advancing chemical engineering.

Titles and affiliations reflect the position held at the time that these executives were honored.

2014 Gala Honorees

Patricia A. Woertz

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Archer Daniels Midland Company

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Ryan M. Lance

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ConocoPhillips

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Raj L. Gupta

Chairman, Avantor Performance Materials and Senior Advisor, New Mountain Capital

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Gala Dinner Chairs

John Y. Televantos

Partner, Arsenal Capital Partners

John Televantos is a Partner at Arsenal Capital Partners, a middle market private equity firm focused on the specialty industrial, healthcare and specialty financial service sectors. 

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Todd A. Werpy

Senior Vice President of Research & Development, Archer Daniels Midland Company

Dr. Todd Werpy is senior vice president, Research & Development, for Archer Daniels Midland Company.

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S. Shariq Yosufzai

Vice President for Global Diversity, Ombuds, and University Affairs, Chevron

S. Shariq Yosufzai is vice president for global diversity, ombuds, and university affairs of Chevron Corporation. Before assuming this role earlier in 2013, Yosufzai served as vice president, Chevron Corporation, supporting Chevron’s CEO & chairman on the National Petroleum Council’s “Advancing Technologies for America’s Transportation Future” study. 

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Karen A. Fletcher

Vice President, Engineering, Facilities Services & Real Estate and Chief Engineer, DuPont

Karen A. Fletcher is vice president of DuPont Engineering, Facilities Services & Real Estate and Chief Engineer.  She joined DuPont in 1982 in the Engineering Field Program and was assigned to Parkersburg, W.Va., as an engineer in Teflon® research and development.

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2013 Gala Honorees

David Cote

Chairman and CEO Honeywell

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David T. Seaton

Chairman and CEO Fluor Corporation

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Stephen F. Angel

Chairman, President and CEO Praxair, Inc.

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Gala Chair

Raj L. Gupta

Chairman, Avantor Performance Materials and Senior Advisor, New Mountain Capital

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Gala Co-Chairs

S.Shariq Yosufzai

Vice President for Global Diversity, Ombuds, and University Affairs, Chevron

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John Y. Televantos

Partner, Arsenal Capital Partners

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Richard White

Chief Operating Officer and Interim CEO, Avantor

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2012 Gala Honorees

 

John S. Watson

Chairman & CEO, Chevron Corporation

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Ellen J. Kullman

Chair and Chief Executive Office, DuPont

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John  Y. Televantos

Partner, Aresenal Capital Partners

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2012 Gala Chair

Stephen F. Angel

Chairman, President and CEP, Praxair, Inc. 

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2011 Gala Honorees

Marvin O. Schlanger

Chairman, LyondellBasell

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Sheri S. McCoy

Vice Chairman, Johnson and Johnson

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Stephanie A. Burns

Chairman, Dow Corning

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2011 Gala Chair 

John Y. Televeantos

Partner, Aresenal Capital Partners

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2008 Gala Honorees

Rex Tillerson

Chairman and CEO, Exxon Mobil Corporation

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Chad Holliday 

Chairman and CEO, DuPont

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Andrew Liveris

President, CEO and Chairman, The Dow Chemical Company

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Richard Clark

Chairman, President and CEO, Merck and Co.

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2008 Gala Chair

Raj Gupta

Chairman, President and CEO, Rohm and Haas Company

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