Mark Ballard

Mark Ballard

Commercial Director
Dow Chemical IMEA GmbH


Mark Ballard is a chemical industry professional, leading Dow’s licensing activities in India, Middle East and Africa and New Corporate Business Development activities in Middle East.

In Saudi Arabia he worked as the Director of Sadara Commercial where he signed 30 definitive agreements worth greater than $1bn to form 3rd Party Projects and two JV Company – Saudi Butanol. In Switzerland, he was the Global Product Marketing Manager for Amerchol.

At Dow Chemical, he has generated millions of dollars of highly profitable licensing royalties from existing technologies.

Mr. Ballard is experienced in various technical and commercial roles in the chemical industry working with Albright & Wilson, Univar, Mobil, Union Carbide and Dow – Exxon JV.