Luis, a business leader with a successful history of leading complex global businesses and experience with the development and implementation of merger and acquisition plans, is a member of the board of directors for Ingevity.
He has been senior vice president of Ashland Company since 2013, with additional responsibilities as president of its Chemicals group since 2015. Luis previously served as president of Ashland Specialty Ingredients from 2013 to 2015, and as president of Ashland Water Technologies from 2012 to 2013. Before joining Ashland, Luis was executive vice president of HTH Water Products & Wood Protection for Arch Chemicals, Inc. from 2010 to 2011. Prior to joining Arch Chemicals, Luis spent approximately 25 years at Rohm & Haas Company until it was acquired by Dow Chemical Company, after which he managed the newly-formed Dow Coatings Materials business until 2010. Luis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City, Mexico.