Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, MBA, BBUS
Chief Executive Officer since 21 November 2022, Dean is an experienced executive having held senior roles in the industrial sector both in Australia and overseas. Most recently, Dean held the roles of Managing Director and CEO of Ixom (former Orica Chemicals business), based in Melbourne. Prior to leading the Ixom business, Dean spent over 17 years in several senior executive positions at BASF, a large multi-national chemicals company. For a significant portion of his time with BASF, Dean served as Managing Director of BASF’s operations across the ASEAN region for around 4 years.
Dean holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Monash Mt Eliza Business school, a Bachelor of Business from Monash University in Melbourne, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD Business School, France.