Marcelo Cerqueira | AIChE

Marcelo Cerqueira


Mr. Cerqueira is the current Executive Vice President of Manufacturing Brazil and Global Industrial Operations. Mr. Cerqueira has more than 30 years of experience in the chemical and petrochemical industry. He began his career in 1987 at Companhia Alcoolquímica Nacional and COPERBO (now Lanxess). In 1989, he went to Petroquímica Camaçari, where he worked in the areas of Production, Logistics, SSMA and Supplies. At Braskem, he has served as responsible for the Vinyl Unit, Industrial Director of Vinyls, Production Manager of the PVC Units (BA and AL) and responsible for the Braskem Chemicals and Vinyl Business Unit. Mr. Cerqueira holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pernambuco, an MBA in business management from FGV and has participated in the Global Leadership Program at Wharton Business School - University of Pennsylvania.