Heike van de Kerkhof is Group CEO of Archroma since January 2020. She is a passionate promoter of sustainability and a culture of performance, mentoring, diversity and inclusion.
She joined Archroma from Castrol, the leading branded lubricant division of BP plc where she held the role of Vice President, Western Hemisphere, and was responsible for a business generating USD 2+ billion in annual revenues and having approximately 2,000 employees.
Prior to BP, she held a variety of business leadership, commercial and operations roles at DuPont and The Chemours Company in a career spanning over thirty years. She also serves as a member of the board of directors of OCI N.V., and she is a member of the board of directors and the Nomination & Corporate Governance Chair of Venator Materials PLC.
True to her personal belief that industrial leaders must fight for climate and environmental protection, Ms. van de Kerkhof is leading Archroma on its path to make the industry more sustainable, economically and ecologically.