President, North America

Mark Bass is President, North America region and is based at the Company headquarters in Marietta, Georgia, USA. Mark provides leadership for North America operations at Birla Carbon. Mark was appointed to this role in September, 2017.

Mark joined Birla Carbon in 2010 as the Head of Sales for Rubber Carbon Black in the North America region. In 2013 he became Global Sales Head for the Specialty Blacks Business and relocated to Bangkok, Thailand where he spent three years before repatriating in 2016.

Mark has over 25 years of rich experience, including 13 years with Solutia and its predecessor, Monsanto, and entrepreneurial ventures in construction and finance.

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Auburn University and a Master’s of Business Administration from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.