Robert Genovese is an energetic senior executive with diverse experience leading operational businesses around the world as well as resolving difficult commercial and regulatory issues.
Bob holds the roles of President and CEO at Delta-Energy Group, LLC. Delta-Energy is the leader in green technology that recovers carbon black and other chemicals from end-of-life tires. Recovered carbon black is used in the manufacture of tires, rubber products, plastics, and other applications. Delta- Energy provides a true circular solution to the tire industry to meet performance requirements, lower costs, and enhance sustainability.
During thirty years with BP, Bob held business and functional leadership roles in North America, Europe, and Asia. Bob has a track record of leading operating businesses to achieve outstanding results in the areas of safety, operations, commercial performance, and people development. He has negotiated successful commercial and regulatory agreements, as well as developed senior external relationships with government and business leaders.
Previously, Bob led BP’s petrochemical business in the Americas. The business employed 1,000 people at three manufacturing sites and a business center. In this role, Bob held full P&L responsibility for a business with $4 billion of annual revenue and $1.3 billion of capital employed. He led a major restructuring of the business to reduce fixed costs 25% while delivering best ever safety performance and implementing strategies to grow revenue.
Bob graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He also holds a MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.