A. Craig Ivey
Prior to joining Quinpario, Craig was President and General Manager of the Performance Films Division for Solutia Inc. As President and General Manager, Craig had responsibility for all commercial, manufacturing, technology and strategic aspects of the business.
He joined Solutia at the company’s inception in 1997, and possesses over 30 years of manufacturing, supply chain, business and leadership expertise. Prior to being named President and General Manager for Performance Films, Craig served as Vice President – Photovoltaics in Solutia’s Advanced Interlayers division. He also served as Vice President of Business Operations – Asia Pacific in Shanghai and was instrumental in growing Solutia’s presence across Asian markets.
Prior to his assignment in Shanghai, he served as Vice President – Supply Chain Nylon Division. In this role, Craig led the development of a global supply chain network, establishing operations and providing service across four continents. Additionally, Craig served as Plant Manager and Manufacturing Director for Solutia's largest production facility at Pensacola, Florida. While in this role, he led the transformation of the facility from a traditional fiber-based operation to an engineered resins platform, successfully implementing both process and cultural changes. Prior to joining the company in 1990, he worked with Chevron USA and Olin Chemicals.
Craig earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University.