Christopher H. Sower

Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Nalco Champion

Chris is a graduate of Sam Houston State University having attained B.S. and M.B.A. degrees.  Chris began his career in supply chain with Texaco in the late 1990’s, and became a part of Chevron post-merger with Texaco.  He continued to have supply chain positions of progressive responsibility until he elected to leave the industry for a category manager of logistics position in the retail industry.  After 2 years in that role Chris was promoted to Director of Supply Chain and ran the procurement and sourcing departments.

Chris returned to the oil and gas industry (and Houston) in 2010 with ConocoPhillips where he was Director of Strategic Sourcing.  When his boss left for Champion Technologies, Chris was recruited to run Global Logistics.  Post-merger with Ecolab/Nalco, Chris was put in-charge of Field Operations and domestic/international transportation for Nalco Champion as Director.  In 2014, Chris was promoted to Vice President of Logistics.  In 2015, Chris then assumed the responsibilities of the entire supply chain operations for North/South America and W. Africa.