Vice President, Strategy
Mr. Bender re-joined Tronox in March 2021 as VP, Strategy, after having worked with the company from 1999-2007 in various roles, including process engineering, strategic sourcing, strategic planning, and M&A. Mr. Bender holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University.
Mr. Bender has more than 25 years of experience in the chemical industry, with more than 20 years of experience in the TiO2 industry. His background includes prior experience with Tronox and TZMI, the leading industry consultancy in the titanium and zircon value chains. Mr. Bender has also held business leadership roles at Eastman Chemical and Momentive in business development and corporate strategy.