Company Information from ICIS

Braskem is a Brazilian-based petrochemical manufacturer with a focus on polyethylene,polypropylene (PP) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). It claims to be Latin America’s leading thermoplastic resin producer.

Braskem is currently one of Brazil’s largest exporters with a presence in some 60 countries and on all continents.

It operates 18 industrial units located in the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Rio Grande do Sul and Sao Paulo,Brazil.

Braskem’s strategy is based on promoting the competitiveness of Brazil’s petrochemical chain and on technological independence, which are consistent with its commitment to promote sustainable growth.

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Key Personnel

Chairman: Marcelo Bahia Odebrecht
Chief executive officer: Carlos Fadigas
CFO and investor relations director: Marcela Drehmer
Vice chairman: Djalma Rodrigues de Souza
Board member: Alvaro Fernandes da Cunha Filho
Board member: Alfredo Lisboa Ribeiro Tellechea
Board member: Paulo Henyan Yue Cesena
Board member: José de Freitas Mascarenhas
Board member: Francisco Pais
Board member: Newton Sérgio de Souza
Board member: Antônio Britto Filho
Board member: José Mauro Carneiro da Cunha
Board member: Edmundo José Correia Aires


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