Dan F. Smith is a businessperson who has been at the helm of 11 different companies. Presently, he holds the position of Independent Chairman at Kraton Corp., Chairman at Kraton Polymers LLC (a subsidiary of Kraton Corp.) and Chairman for Orion Engineered Carbons SA. Dan F. Smith is also on the board of Northern Tier Energy LP, Lamar University Foundation and Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp.
He previously was Director at Axip Energy Services LP, Vice President-Corporate Planning at Arco Metals Co., President & Chief Executive Officer at Lyondell Chemical Co., Non-Executive Chairman at Nexeo Solutions, Inc., Director at Northern Tier Energy LLC, Director at Nexeo Solutions LLC, Chief Executive Officer at Millennium Chemicals, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Equistar Chemicals LP and Senior Advisor at TPG Growth LLC.
He received an undergraduate degree from Lamar University.