Michael Brown

Michael Brown

Vice President, Global HSE & Operational Excellence

Michael Brown is Albemarle’s Vice President of Global HSE & Operational Excellence.

In this role, Brown is responsible overseeing the company’s health and safety initiatives designed to protect our people, assets, environment and communities, while maintaining a strong focus on continuous improvement and Operational Excellence.

Brown has over 21 years of experience with Albemarle and has served in numerous positions, primarily in manufacturing operations. Most recently, Brown worked as the Division Vice President, Manufacturing where he was responsible for production, HSE, strategic sourcing, cost management and organizational development. Brown has experience as a Plant Manager at several union and non-union facilities. He has served in manufacturing leadership roles in each of the company’s four global business units.

Prior to that, Brown assumed roles in Strategic Sourcing and Technology Resources.

Brown holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of South Carolina.