Judy Douglas, Ph.D.
Head of NAFTA TS&D
ARLANXEO USA LLC
Tire and Specialty Rubber (TSR)
111 RIDC Park West Dr
Biographical Sketch: Dr. Judy Douglas is the Head of ARLANXEO's Technical Service and Development group in North America handling BR, SBR and butyl elastomer products in the Tire and Specialty Rubber (TSR) business unit. Judy started her career 18 years ago in Canada with Bayer Inc. as a Research Scientist in the Polybutadiene Technology department. She soon developed expertise in a wide variety of synthetic rubbers (EPDM, NBR, EVM, HNBR, CR, BR, SBR, IIR, HIIR) and their applications including hose, belt, pharmaceutical, golf ball, tire and chewing gum. In 2005, she managed Supply Demand and Customer Service and relocated to LANXESS’s Performance Butadiene Rubber (PBR) Marketing office in Orange, TX. Dr. Douglas transitioned into her role focused on the development of the BR and SBR market in North America in 2008. In 2015, Judy took a leadership role within LANXESS’s newly formed Tire & Specialty Rubber business unit. She received her B.Sc. and Ph.D. from Carleton University in Ottawa, ON, Canada. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, soaking up the sights and sounds of her new home city, Pittsburgh, PA.