Rebecca joined PPG in June 2018 and leads its global industrial and automotive OEM coatings businesses, including the company’s mobility initiatives. She also oversees the company’s Asia Pacific region and has functional responsibility for global procurement and industrial segment manufacturing, which includes resin production.
In her most recent role with Honeywell UOP, Liebert served as president and chief executive officer. Honeywell UOP is a leading international supplier and technology licensor for the petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical production and major manufacturing industries. During her career with Honeywell, she had also served as senior vice president and general manager, catalyst absorbents and specialties, UOP; senior vice president and general manager, gas processing and hydrogen; and vice president and general manager, electronics materials. Prior to joining Honeywell, Liebert served as president, Reynolds Food packaging, Alcoa KAMA.
Liebert began her career as a Six Sigma Top Gun development engineer with Nova Chemicals. She held positions of increasing responsibility at Nova Chemicals, including global business development leader/sales and distribution manager; commercial leader, styrenic polymers; and then business director, solid polystyrene and high-performance polystyrene.
Liebert currently serves on the board of directors for Corteva Agriscience. Liebert earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky; a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University; and a master of business administration (MBA) degree from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
- General Session & Keynote: Transformation is the only thing that is constant
- Thursday, April 30 • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM