S&P Global Commodity Insights
Senior Vice President, Fuels, Chemicals & Resource Solutions
Mark Eramo currently leads the Fuels, Chemicals & Resource Solutions (FCRS) business line, one of five businesses that make up the newly formed S&P Global Commodity Insights division (formerly S&P Global Platts). The new Commodity Insights division was created upon the completion of the merger of S&P Global and IHS Markit on March 1, 2022. In his current role, Mark has P&L responsibility for the FCRS business and manages a global team of nearly 500 research colleagues. His team is located in more than 30 countries across all major regions and delivers information, insights, and forecasts regarding energy, refining, chemicals, agriculture, shipping, metals, and various related industries. Prior to the merger closing, Mark served as Senior Vice President, Energy & Downstream Markets, as a member of the leadership team for the Energy & Natural Resources division of IHS Markit. In that role, he held the P&L responsibility for the Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream & Chemicals (OMDC) business, leading a team of over 400 research colleagues.
Based in Houston, Texas, Mark joined IHS in May 2011 following its acquisition of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI). In his first role at IHS as Vice President, IHS Chemical Market Research, Mark led a global team that provided in-depth market research, analysis, and forecasts on nearly 300 chemical and derivative markets. In 2015, following his leadership role in research, he served as Vice President, Global Business Development for the OMDC business line. In that role, he was responsible for leading a global team that worked with existing and new clients to develop and strengthen business relationships at the executive level.
Mark worked at CMAI for more than 13 years and was responsible for CMAI’s olefins market analysis and forecasts. In his last role as Executive Vice President, he was responsible for CMAI’s global market advisory services. He also served on the Board of Directors for CMAI for several years. Before joining CMAI, Mark worked for more than 12 years in the chemical industry with Vista Chemical Company holding positions in technical sales, customer service, and product management. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Cornell University, where he also enjoyed playing football for the Big Red.