Mark Cox brings over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals space to the Management Board of Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), which he joined in May 2022.

Cox has extensive experience in global business leadership, with expertise in managing large businesses, driving innovation and overseeing operations. He served as Senior Vice President, Chief Manufacturing and Engineering Officer for Eastman, a $10 billion global specialty materials company, until May 2022. In this role, he held responsibility for Eastman’s global manufacturing and engineering and construction operations.

He was previously Vice President, Worldwide Engineering & Construction, and prior to this was Vice President, Chemicals, Fibers & Performance Polymers Technology. During his career at Eastman, Cox served in a variety of management positions, including various leadership roles within commercial, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain and technology areas.

Cox currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lutron Electronics and the Board of Advisors of Management Solutions, a project strategy, delivery and implementation firm. He also serves on the Milligan University Board of Trustees and the University of Tennessee Tickle College of Engineering Board of Advisors. He holds both US and international patents associated with process technology developed by Eastman. He is also a National Academy of Construction Inductee and a Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Cox holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee, an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and is pursuing a Doctoral degree in Business Administration at Pepperdine University.