Our People

Methanex is a truly global enterprise with an international management team that has guided its growth since Methanex was incorporated in 1992.

John Floren

President and Chief Executive Officer

John Floren Methanex's President and Chief Executive Officer, John Floren, has been with Methanex since 2000 and brings more than 30 years of diverse international management experience. Before assuming his current role as President and CEO, Mr. Floren held a variety of positions with Methanex, including Senior Vice-President, Global Marketing and Logistics. Mr. Floren has worked in the chemical industry for over 27 years.

Wendy Bach

Senior Vice President, Corporate Resources & General Counsel

As Senior Vice President, Corporate Resources and General Counsel, Wendy Bach is responsible for the Legal, Government & Public Affairs, Human Resources and Information Technology functions at Methanex. In her role Wendy oversees the establishment and delivery of strategies that optimize talent, leverage information technology, maintain and enhance corporate reputation, ensure legal/regulatory compliance, and mitigate exposure to legal risk. Wendy has a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of British Columbia and has been with Methanex since 2000.

Ian Cameron

Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO

As Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO, Ian Cameron is focused on developing and implementing strategies that support the Company's business and strategic goals. Mr. Cameron's responsibilities also include corporate finance, financial reporting, risk management and information technology. Mr. Cameron has played a key role in implementing the Company's core strategy of global leadership, operational excellence and low cost since its early beginnings in 1993.

Mike Herz

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

As the Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Mike Herz oversees Methanex's corporate strategy and the identification and development of growth opportunities. Mr. Herz joined the company in 1995 and held several roles in finance, corporate development and marketing prior to his most recent position as Vice President, Marketing and Logistics, Asia Pacific where he played a key role in enhancing the Company's global leadership. Mr. Herz is a member of the Chartered Accountants Institute of British Columbia and a graduate of the Harvard Advanced Management Program 2008.

Vanessa James

Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Logistics

As Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Logistics, Vanessa James is responsible for overseeing the organization's core Marketing and Logistics functions as well as Methanex's wholly owned shipping subsidiary, Waterfront Shipping. Vanessa joined Methanex in 1995 and held her previous position as Vice President, Marketing and Logistics North America since 2008. In her role Vanessa is focused on providing leadership and direction to the Marketing and Logistics organisation globally.

Harvey Weake

Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturing

As Senior Vice President, Global Manufacturing, Harvey Weake is responsible for Methanex's North American assets as well as enhancing reliability, asset utilization and Responsible Care across our manufacturing oprations globally. Mr Weake's more than 30 years experience in the manufacturing sector of the petrochemical and oil industry covers substantial organizational restructuring, operational management and leadership, global networking within manufacturing and project leadership.

This page was last updated on February 11, 2014.