Mark Remmert Bio


Mark A. Remmert

CEO, Green Dot Holdings LLC

Short Bio:
Mark Remmert is the CEO of Green Dot Holdings LLC. Mr. Remmert is a 30-year veteran of the plastics industry.  He was previously CEO of Styron Corporation based in Horgen, Switzerland, since its inception in July 2009. Styron was a $5 billion, wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Co., and the world leader in its top two products – polystyrene and S/B latex. Remmert led the formulation and carve-out of the company, with the specific intent to divest the company in support of Dow’s long-term strategy.

For two years prior to Styron, Remmert held the dual roles of global business director for Engineering Plastics, and general manager of Dow Fiber Solutions (DFS), also based in Horgen, Switzerland. From 2001-2007, Remmert served as President and Chairman of LG-Dow Polycarbonate Ltd., based in Seoul, South Korea. Remmert was responsible for the launch of the new company and guided the company to unprecedented growth, from start-up to $600 million annual revenue in 5 years under his leadership.

Presentation Title:
Placing a Better Bioplastic in the Hands of Consumers

Presentation Synopsis:
How Green Dot successfully commercialized innovative biobased and compostable plastics that help consumers to contribute to a more sustainable world.

Mr. Remmert will discuss the challenges and opportunities for Kansas start-up companies including proof of concept, commercialization, fund raising and marketing.

About Green Dot:
Green Dot is a bioscience social enterprise headquartered in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas.  The company serves the plastics industry and style conscious consumers with a full line of biobased and compostable materials sold under the Terratek® brand name.  The company operates a manufacturing facility in Onaga, Kansas and a product development laboratory in Atchison, Kansas.

Green Dot aspires to improve the environment in which we live by building a more sustainable world with renewable biobased resins and promoting their use through invention, creation and research.


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