David Bacon

BSChE 1991


David began his career with Exxon at the Baytown Refinery (Texas).  While at Exxon, he worked as a Process Designer and Process Engineer and served as the Refinery’s Energy Coordinator.  Then, he moved to Dallas and worked for eight years as a Consultant…working first for Barnes & Click (Consulting Engineers) and later for McKinsey & Co. as a Management Consultant where he led strategic projects for oil & gas and energy industry clients.  David left McKinsey & Co. to join Celanese as the Director of Mergers & Acquisitions.  He led a number of strategic acquisitions and divestitures during Blackstone’s ownership of Celanese.  He also ran a $250 Million specialty polymers business (AT Plastics) that he helped Celanese acquire.  Next, he served as the President of LSP Products Group (LSP) for 7+ years.  LSP is a building products company owned by NCH Corporation.  In early 2015, David accepted a position as the CEO of a privately-owned, specialty chemicals company (Halocarbon Products Corporation).  He will be relocating to Atlanta, Georgia in 2016 where he has established a new headquarters office for the business.