Sabic Innovative Plastics: New President and CEO
Charlie Crew has been promoted to president and CEO of Sabic Innovative Plastics, effective immediately. Crew will lead the engineering thermoplastics business with operations in more than 25 countries and over 10,500 employees worldwide. Crew succeeds Brian T. Gladden who left the company to pursue other opportunities.
Crew has had a long and accomplished career with the company. He joined GE Plastics in 1977 as an account manager, and over the years he has held a variety of roles of increasing responsibility. Crew was president and chief executive officer of LNP Engineering Plastics, and served as vice president and general manager of the Cycolac and Geloy resins and petrochemicals business. He led the European operations as president and senior managing director of GE Plastics Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and also was vice president and general manager commercial operations for GE Plastics Americas. Most recently Crew was vice president and general manager of Sabic Innovative Plastics’ global ventures business. Crew graduated from Villanova University in Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
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