Moore will be responsible for directing the Division’s strategic plan for its North and Central America sales and marketing, supply chain, technical services, applications testing and WACKER’s Silicones R&D Center recently opened in Ann Arbor, MI.
Moore began his career at Union Carbide which later became OSi Specialties, GE and ultimately, Momentive Performance Materials. Progressing through various management positions in R&D, Engineering and Operations, he advanced to lead the global Organofunctional Silanes business for OSi Specialties in 1999. After the acquisition of OSi Specialties by GE in 2003, Moore led the global Silanes, Resins & Specialties business. On the spin off from GE to Momentive (MPM), he led the company’s business operations in Europe from 2007 to 2010. On relocating back to the US at the end of 2010, he was responsible for MPM’s America’s Silicones business and after restructuring of MPM from regional to global business units. In 2012 he headed-up the Global Additives Business. After leaving Momentive at the end of 2015, Moore was an advisor/ consultant to Private Equity groups focused on specialty chemicals and materials businesses. As Wacker Chemical Corporation vice president, Division Silicones he has overall responsibility for the Division’s North and Central America business and operations.