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REACTION 17 – The US chemicals industry in 2015

REACTION 17 – The US chemicals industry in 2015

In this edition, we bring you a focus on the US chemical industry – including what the recent fall in the oil price means for the shale boom; as well as how activist investor pressure is affecting business strategy in many companies across the industry.


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We also take a look at talent management, an item which seems to be one of the top three issues of many executives in the industry. Forward-looking chemical companies shall start to focus on hiring more women and Millennials, leveraging the value of senior workers, developing cross-generational corporate cultures, using data analytics to improve talent management, investing more in specialized training and supporting local talent in emerging markets.

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