Lori J. Ryerkerk - Celanese

Lori J. Ryerkerk


Celanese, the leader in the development and production of industrial and consumer application materials, has elected Lori Ryerkerk as acting CEO. With over three decades of experience in the energy industry, Ryerkerk has led large and diverse teams overseeing thousands of employees for similar companies putting her degree in Engineering to the test. Prior to joining Celanese, Ryerkerk’s passion for manufacturing led her to ExxonMobil whose many operational and leadership roles helped her earn positions as SVP of Hess Corporation, Regional VP of Shell, and then executive VP of global manufacturing in Shell Downstream Inc. She currently serves on the board of directors of Eaton Corporation, a leading contributor of power management technologies and services. Additionally, she actively supports a variety of organizations in her hometown of Beaumont, Texas.

Year appointed: 2019