Stephen Wood

Specialty Chemicals/Materials
Dr. Wood is an Operating Partner of Snow Phipps and previously served as CEO and President of FiberVisions Corporation, a former Snow Phipps portfolio company which was ultimately sold to Indorama Resources in 2012. As CEO of FiberVisions, Dr. Wood oversaw numerous organic growth initiatives and operational improvements.

Prior to FiberVisions, he served as the CEO of Kraton Polymers, a specialty chemical company which was owned by Ripplewood Holdings from 2001 to 2004, and as Chairman and Representative Director of JSR Kraton Elastomers. Prior to his CEO role at Kraton, Dr. Wood was the Vice President of Shell Chemicals.

Dr. Wood is a main board director of Neenah Paper, Inc. He received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and a B.S. in chemistry from Nottingham University, United Kingdom, and is a graduate of the Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Current and Former Snow Phipps Portfolio Companies

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