Senior Vice President, Olefins and Feedstock
Rocky Vermani is the senior vice president, olefins and feedstock responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing of all NOVA Chemicals olefins products. Vermani joined NOVA Chemicals in 1994 as process engineer, and since then served the company in multiple geographies and roles throughout manufacturing, technology licensing, polymer sales and marketing, olefins products business and olefins feedstock & energy acquisition. From 2016 to 2019, he served as the vice president of olefins feedstocks for NOVA Chemicals. His 29 years of broad, global experience in the petrochemical industry has helped him develop perspectives across all key functions of the business.
Prior to joining NOVA Chemicals, Vermani worked in the areas of technology development and licensing at DuPont Canada. In his current role, Vermani is focused on drawing on his global insights and relationships to help drive business performance and meet the emerging challenges in the industry through innovation.
Vermani is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan where he earned his master’s degree in chemical engineering in 1988 and an MBA in 1990. He currently serves on the board of the Resource Diversification Council for Alberta and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for Mount Royal University’s business school.