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Biography PhotoK’Lynne Johnson
Former CEO, President and Executive Chair of Elevance Renewable Sceinces Inc., a global specialty chemicals company

K’Lynne is the former CEO and President of Elevance Renewable Sciences. K’Lynne has over 20 years experience working within the oil and petrochemicals industry for Amoco, BP and Innovene. During this time she has worked in a variety of roles covering general business management, e-commerce, supply chain optimization, HR management, strategy development, leadership development, and organizational design and effectiveness. Prior to her current role as CEO of Elevance, K’Lynne was the senior vice president (SVP) of the Global Derivatives operating company within BP Innovene, one of the world’s largest global petrochemical and refining companies. K’Lynne’s SVP role included P&L accountability for multiple global commodity and specialty chemicals businesses with revenues of $3 billion. K’Lynne was formerly a Director of the TPC Group Inc. and currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Morton Arboretum, Board of Directors of the Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO), and the Institute and the Board of Directors for Women in Biotech.