shawn williams

Shawn Williams

Chairperson of the Board
Covia Holdings LLC
BSEE 1985

Mr. Williams serves as the Chairperson of the Board for Covia Holdings LLC and is the former CEO of Nexeo Plastics, a division of Nexeo Solutions and TPG Portfolio Company. As CEO, he was responsible for enterprise value creation via Strategy and Operational execution.  Mr. Williams previously worked as the Executive Vice President for Nexeo Solution’s Plastics Division and under his leadership created significantly enterprise value which lead to the sale of the Plastics Division to One Rock Capital. He also serves as an Independent Board Director for Tetra Technologies, Inc. (TTI).

Mr. Williams has over a decade of experience in enterprise value creation from corporate carve outs and spent 20 years in Industrial and Material business Leadership roles at General Electric Company including general management, product management, and sales management. Mr. Williams holds a M.B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.