Kyle A. Poyta is Quaker Houghton’s Global Vice President for the company’s Specialty Grease, Beverage Container and Metal Finishing businesses. Kyle has over 23 years of experience in various business management and technical roles, including P&L Management, Marketing, Sales, Operations, and Engineering. Kyle’s industry experience includes Agribusiness, Industrial Biotechnology, Chemicals, Industrial Minerals, and Polymers. Over the course of his professional career, Kyle has become known for his ability to lead successful teams and develop future leaders. Prior to joining Quaker Houghton Kyle spent 9 years with DuPont in progressive leadership roles, including Global Strategic Planning and Business Process leader for DuPont Protection Technologies – a $2.5B segment, biotechnology marketing, business management, and product management.
Kyle’s non-profit and community service activities include Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way Volunteer, Junior Achievement, Youth sports coach and camp counselor, and a board member and trustee for Ingleside Homes Senior Living. Kyle holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Iowa State University and a Master of Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and Corporate Strategy from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business.