President, Refining Technologies
Luis Cirihal joined Grace in May 2023 as President of Refining Technologies.
Prior to Grace, Luis spent more than three decades at Dow Chemical, where he held roles of increasing responsibility, most recently as President, Univation Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow, achieving record levels of growth and performance.
Prior to this role, Luis led multiple businesses within Dow’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics portfolio, was responsible for large-scale business development projects, and was involved in and led multiple merger and acquisition transactions including the formation, dissolution, and management of joint ventures.
Luis earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin where he serves as a member of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering External Advisory Council.