Atul Khettry is senior vice president and global head of Polyurethane Propylene Oxide-Polyether (PET) and joint venture (JVs) sites at Covestro LLC.
Atul began his career with the company in 1998 as a process analytics engineer at the company’s New Martinsville, W. Va. site.
Throughout his career, he has held various positions in process analytics, process safety and production and technology areas. Most recently, Atul was the vice president of Coatings Adhesives and Speciaties (CAS) Production & Technology (P&T) in Baytown, Texas. Before that, he spent seven years in Asia, where he was head of Plant and Process Safety APAC, based in Caojing, China, and head of CAS P&T sites in India. In addition to his P&T experience, Atul has a strong background in Health Safety Environment and Quality (HSEQ). He has led Process Safety Management programs, headed the CAS Global Safety Council, and was chair of the India Phosgene Council.
Atul holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a Master of Business Administration from Wheeling Jesuit University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology in Varanasi, India.
He and his wife, Ritu, and three children reside in League City, Texas.