Ned Issa

Ned Issa was named EQUATE Vice President of Operations in January 2022. He previously worked as the Senior Production Director for Dow’s Propane Dehydrogenation and the Oyster Creek Site Hydrocarbons Raw Material Center before joining EQUATE.

Ned began his career at Dow in Plaquemine, Louisiana, in 2002, and has since held a variety of technical and leadership positions in Dow locations throughout North America and the Middle East. Most notably, Ned served as Senior Director for the successful design, commissioning, and startup of 4 world-scale plastics facilities at Sadara, as well as the successful Creditors Reliability Test on the first attempt for Sadara’s Hydrocarbons and Plastics Envelopes.

Issa graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemical Engineering and an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA). Ned is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt and a member of the LSU Chemical Engineering Industry Advisory Board. Ned is a Dow Global Leadership Academy graduate.