Speaker / Advisor Details
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Brian Wyly

Brian Wyly

Director of Global Logistics : Ascend Performance Materials

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ascend Performance Materials is a global leader in the production of chemicals, polymers, and fibers associated with Nylon 6,6. With significant revenues derived from the global market, Ascend exports more than 25,000 TEU’s to foreign ports worldwide every year. In his global logistics role, Brian Wyly is responsible for the design, implementation, and management of logistics networks to serve a growing business. With an integrated, customer-focused global strategy, Brian ensures all aspects of inbound and outbound shipping meets the needs of customers and is cost effective and efficient for the company. Working across the company, he establishes systems, teams and processes to fully integrate logistics with the ‘buy, make, and sell’ organizations at Ascend.

After earning his degree in maritime administration from Texas A&M; University, College Station, TX, Brian accumulated significant shipping industry experience, working with Star Shipping and Swire Shipping before joining the global shipper side of the business in 2010. His experience in shipping operations and sales, process improvement, and branch management provided a strong foundation for his success in streamlining export supply chain management and achieving significant negotiated savings in productivity at Ascend.

Brian’s professional affiliations include the National Industrial Transportation League, West Gulf Maritime Association, and the Association of Ship Brokers and Agents.

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