Samuel Smolik


Mr. Smolik currently serves on the Board of Directors of Evergreen Industrial Services, a leading provider of environmental and industrial cleaning solutions. In 2017, Mr. Smolik retired as the Senior Vice President – Americas Manufacturing at LyondellBasell Industries, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. Prior to that assignment, Mr. Smolik was Vice President – Global Health, Safety, Environment and Operational Excellence at the company. From 2005 through 2009, he was Vice President – Global Downstream Health, Safety, Security and Environment at Royal Dutch Shell. Between 1975 and 2004, Mr. Smolik held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at The Dow Chemical Company before attaining his final position as Vice President, Global Environment, Health, Safety and Security. Mr. Smolik is active with the American Fuels & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association and the American Chemistry Council.  He is also involved with a number of community, education and other non-profit organizations including The University of Texas at Austin Engineering Advisory Board, the Antwerp International School Foundation where he is President of the Board of Directors and Ducks Unlimited, the leading wetlands conservation organization in North America. Mr. Smolik received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.