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Dan Pate

Senior Vice President, Strategy, Planning and Sustainability

Dan Pate was appointed Senior Vice President of Strategy, Planning and Integration in March 2022 and is responsible for leading Grace’s global strategy and growth process. Dan has spent his career in finance delivering better business outcomes across multiple industries.

Dan joined Grace in 2009 as Vice President of Finance and was appointed to the board of the ART joint venture. During his tenure at Grace he has held key roles in financial operations supporting the business units, operations and supply chain, as well as corporate FP&A.

Prior to joining Grace, Dan served as Vice President of Finance at JDSU where he led the business unit finance organization. He also was Director of Finance for Dell where he helped establish services as a business and was the Director of Corporate FP&A. The first 16 years of his career were with IBM where he held positions of increasing responsibility across multiple business units, including CFO of its education software business.

Dan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.