Top 10 women tech CEOs in the United States
Technology and materials firm Celanese, based in Irving, Texas, operates 25 plants and six research centres worldwide. The company is the world’s leading producer of acetic acid, but also develops fuel and industrial materials technology. Its CEO is Lori J. Ryerkerk, who ascended to the role in May 2019, before being named Chairman in April 2020. A graduate of Iowa State University, she previously held executive roles at the likes of Shell and Hess Corporation.