Vice Chairman and US Sector Leader
Oil, Gas & Chemicals Sector Leader
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Duane Dickson is a vice chairman and principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Energy Resources & Industrials Industry group, as well as the US Oil, Gas & Chemicals sector leader and the Global Chemicals & Specialty Materials Consulting leader. Additionally, he is the Americas process leader and the former Global Chemicals & Specialty Materials Sector leader for Deloitte Global. Duane served as a World Economic Forum’s (Forum) project advisor and the Forum’s Chemical Community lead, Chemistry and Advanced Materials. He focuses on providing services in corporate and growth strategies; acquisitions, divestitures, and carve-outs; and general management, working primarily with chemicals, materials, industrial products, consumer packaged goods, medical devices, and safety equipment industries.
Duane has more than 38 years of business and consulting experience in senior leadership positions in major industrial and healthcare products companies. Duane also has extensive experience serving as a senior executive focusing on operations and transactions.
Duane is well-known and respected in the Oil, Gas & Chemicals sector and has been invited to present his insights on Advanced Material Systems, Future of Chemicals, and corporate strategies at major global chemicals events including those sponsored by the Forum and Société de Chimie Industrielle. He has been published in the Wall Street Journal for a leading-edge point-of-view on chemical industry cyclicality, receiving coverage on the front page.
Duane is the primary author of the Deloitte Global studies, The chemical multiverse 4.0, The talent imperative in the global chemical industry, The feedstocks prism, Driving innovation, Reigniting growth, The chemical multiverse, and The decade ahead. He served as the contributing author to 2018 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook and End market alchemy. Duane holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program at London Business School. For more information, please visit Duane’s page on LinkedIn. Follow Duane on Twitter at @Duane_Dickson.