Mark Eramo is the Global Vice President for Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream & Chemicals (OMDC) at IHS Markit, a leading global provider of information, insights and consulting services to the energy, chemical and refining industries. Based in Houston, TX Mark joined IHS in May 2011 following the acquisition of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI). In his current role Mark has P&L responsibility for the OMDC business line and manages a global team of nearly 500 colleagues delivering information and insights to the energy, refining, chemicals and related industries.
Prior to his current role, Mark was the Vice President of Business Development for the OMDC business line, leading a global team that works with existing and new clients to develop and strengthen the business relationships at the executive level, and ensures a full understanding of the breadth of IHS Markit offerings. In his first role at IHS, Mark also lead the IHS Chemical market research teams that provide in-depth market research and analysis on nearly 300 chemical and derivative markets.
Mark worked at CMAI (Chemical Market Associates) for more than 13 years and was responsible for CMAIs olefins market analysis and forecasts. In his last role as executive vice president, he was responsible for CMAI’s global market advisory services covering base chemicals, intermediates and plastics markets. Mark also served on the Board of Directors for CMAI for several years.
Before joining CMAI, Mark worked for more than twelve years in the chemical industry with Vista Chemical Company holding positions in technical sales, customer service and product management. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University, where he also enjoyed playing football for the Big Red.