Executive Vice President, Head of APAC Region
Marilyn Lye, currently Head of APAC region for Solvay Performance Polyamides Global Business Unit (GBU), joined Solvay Engineering Plastics Global Business Unit in 2015 as Asia Region Director and became Commercial Managing Director for Performance Polyamides GBU in 2017. Prior to this, she was Commercial and Marketing Director with Roquette Company from 2010, and became VP of Sales & Marketing and Business Development for Asia in 2013.
Prior to joining Roquette, she worked at General Electric Company for 15 years assuming different senior positions such as General Manager of GE Sensing, Greater China, located in Shanghai; Regional Sales Director with GE Plastics for SEA located in Singapore; Industrial Marketing Manager located in United States and Taiwan.
Marilyn received her tertiary education in Chemical Process Technology in 1984, Advanced Polymer Science in 1988 and a Business degree in 1992. She also earned a Master degree in Polymer Technology & Materials Engineering from Loughborough University, United Kingdom in 1994.
Marilyn has a total of 30 years of experience with majority in sales & marketing, supply chain and business and general management. She started her career in 1984 in polymer research & development in polymer blends and injection moulding of electronics products with National University of Singapore. In 1987, she moved on to various sales, marketing and customer services roles for 6 years with Nagase, a large Japanese trading and distribution company.