Rebecca Liebert is the president and CEO of Honeywell UOP, a strategic business unit of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies division. UOP is a leading international supplier of process technology, catalysts, engineered systems, and technical and engineering services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. The company has offices around the globe, serving customers in more than 150 countries.
Prior to her current role, Rebecca served as the vice president and general manager of UOP’s Catalysts, Adsorbents and Specialties business. In 2012, she was named vice president and general manager of UOP’s Gas Processing and Hydrogen business. Before joining UOP, she was vice president and general manager for the Honeywell Electronic Materials business.
Rebecca joined Honeywell in 2006 from Alcoa, where she was president of Reynolds Food Packaging, which supplies extrusion and thermoformed plastic and aluminum products to the food packaging market. Prior to this, she served as business director for the Solid Polystyrene and High Performance Polystyrene business of Nova Chemicals. Rebecca began her career at Arco Chemical Co. as a development engineer.
Rebecca holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, a doctorate in chemical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.