• WPC 2024
  • March 18-22, 2024

Alfred Stern



Alfred Stern is Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of OMV AG since September 2021. Under the purpose of re-inventing essentials for sustainable living, OMV is transitioning to become a leading provider of innovative and sustainable fuels, chemicals and materials with a focus on circular economy.

Prior to joining the OMV Group in April 2021 as Board Member of Chemicals and Materials, he was CEO of Borealis since July 2018. During his tenure of 14 years, Stern held a series of other executive positions at Borealis, latterly as Board Member for Polyolefins and Innovation & Technology.  He started his career at DuPont de Nemours, leading to extensive international experience in Switzerland, Germany, and the US across the spectrum of Research and Development, Sales and Marketing, and Quality and Business Management.

Stern studied at the Montanuniversität Leoben in Austria. He holds a PhD in material science and a Master in polymer engineering and science.

Sessions With Alfred Stern

Wednesday, 20 March