Dewey Johnson is the vice president for Base Chemicals at IHS Markit. Dewey is responsible for global insight and research covering the major chemical value chains including aromatics and fibers, olefins and derivatives, inorganics (chlor-alkali, vinyls, and soda ash), plastics and polymers, and syn-gas chemicals (methanol, acetyls, and ammonia).
Based in Houston, Dewey joined IHS (formerly CMAI), in 2009. His experience in the petrochemical industry covers all aspects of the business — financial, commercial, operations, research, strategy design and business planning, business development, as well as consultancy.
Dewey received BS and MS engineering degrees from Tennessee Technological University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He also earned an MBA in General Management. Dewey has been a frequent guest lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, UVA Darden School of Management, and SUNY at Albany School of Public Policy.