CP50: NOVA Chemicals Inc.

Company Information

Nova Chemicals beginnings date back more than 50 years ago in southeastern Alberta, Canada, as The Alberta Gas Trunk Line Co. On July 2, 1998, NOVA Chemicals Corp. was launched as an independent, publicly traded chemical company. The company is incorporated in Canada with executive offices in Pittsburgh and is listed on the Toronto and New York stock exchanges as NCX. Today, Nova Chemicals produces plastics and chemicals that are essential to everyday life. Its current businesses and joint ventures focus on two product chains: ethylene and polyethylene and styrene and polystyrene. The company develops value-added products and technology for customers worldwide that produce consumer, industrial and packaging products.

Company Officers

  • Chris Bezaire

    Chris Bezaire

    Senior Vice President, Polyethylene Business

    Bezaire joined NOVA Chemicals in 1994 after working for DuPont Canada's SCLAIR PE business for seven years. Prior to his appointment the management team, he served as the vice president, business and technology integration for NOVA Chemicals.

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    Todd D. Karran

    Acting CEO, Chief Financial Officer

    Karran assumed the role of acting CEO in April 2014 and also serves as senior vice president and chief financial officer. He has more than 20 years of experience - joining NOVA Chemicals in 1985. Karran held various leadership positions within NOVA Chemicals, including vice president, corporate development and treasurer; chief information officer; vice president, applications; and vice president and controller, olefins/polyolefins.

  • Bill Greene

    Bill Greene

    Senior Vice President, Operations

    Greene joined NOVA Chemicals in 1994 after working for DuPont Canada for nine years. Prior to his appointment to the management team, he served as the vice president of manufacturing and corporate engineering for NOVA Chemicals. ​

Investor Information

For the latest financial reports, visit: http://www.novachem.com/InvestorCenter/investor_financialhome.cfm

Contact Information

  • NOVA Chemicals Inc.
  • 1550 Corpls Hts Rd Ste 1
  • Coraopolis, Pa. 15108-2973
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Products

Nova Chemicals’ products are broken down into six categories. They include Surpass Polystyrene Resins, Sclair Polyethylene Resins, Novapol Polyethylene Resins, Arcel Advanced Foam Resin, Dylark Automotive Resins and Dylite EPS Resins. NOVA Chemicals also produces ethylene and a variety of energy co-products.