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Ms. Kreuz brings four decades of chemical industry experience to
the IHS Markit Inorganic chemicals insights team. She joined IHS
Markit Market in 2016 as Chlor-alkali Chemicals Global Service
Lead. Ms. Kreuz was promoted to her current role leading the Global
Inorganic chemicals insights team in April 2019. She leads twenty
analysts that analyze, forecast and report on chlor-alkali
chemicals, vinyls, bleaching chemicals and soda ash from five
Ms. Kreuz has a background in petrochemicals and inorganic chemicals; she held a range of functional roles in several companies prior to joining IHS Markit. Hazel began her career in ethylene oxide and glycols manufacturing with Union Carbide Corporation; she also held ethylene oxide derivatives, HS&E, risk analysis, financial analysis, and marketing management positions with Union Carbide. She was a recipient of Union Carbide Corporation's prestigious Chairman's Award for development of the Corporations' Episodic Risk Management System, which Arthur D. Little praised as 'elegant and sophisticated'.
Hazel moved to the inorganic chemicals world joining Canadian Occidental, which subsequently became Nexen Petroleum and then Canexus, where she held management positions in chlor-alkali chemicals and sodium chlorate marketing, strategic planning and investor relations. She returned to the US chemical market, joining Huntsman Corporation and serving as global marketing manager for mining chemicals, pulp and paper chemicals, and water treatment chemicals in the Performance Products division.
Hazel holds a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA..