Senior Sustainability Advisor, Exxon
Dr. Melanie Bower has worked at ExxonMobil for 22 years. As a seasoned sustainability professional, she has held various technical and regulatory affairs leadership positions within ExxonMobil’s Product Solutions Company (EMPS). These roles have provided her a strong foundation of EMPS’s chemical portfolio and the integral role these products play in addressing sustainability challenges.
Melanie uses these years of experience to lead the company’s plastic waste solutions programs and external sustainability collaborations. Currently, she leads EMPS’s team focused on addressing policy related to recycling of plastic waste in the Americas. She represents the company’s views on a variety of external associations including American Chemistry Council (ACC), Plastics Industry Association and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. Melanie is a vocal advocate for addressing the plastic waste challenge and represents ExxonMobil at various internal and external events.