Shane Fleming is Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cytec Industries Inc. He previously served as President of Cytec Specialty Chemicals and was elected to Cytec’s Executive Leadership Team in September 2004.
Shane began his career in 1983 as a technical service engineer for American Cyanamid’s mineral processing chemicals business in Salt Lake City, Utah. Over the next 10 years, he held assignments as a Sales Engineer and Regional Metallurgist and in sales management and leadership positions. With the formation of Cytec Industries in 1993, he was appointed General Manager of Cytec Australia to guide the start-up of this operation. In 1998, he was named Vice President Asia Pacific to lead Cytec’s rapidly expanding chemical operations in Asia and the South Pacific. He was assigned to lead the Phosphine & Phosphorus Specialties business in August 2000 and added responsibility for Mining Chemicals in 2002, while also serving as President, Cytec Canada, and President, Cytec Asia Pacific.
Shane holds a BS in fuels engineering from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.