Wayne Petersen joined American Hydrocarbons in 2005 after spending 31 years with a major chemical company in a variety of functions and positions including assignments in Research, Development and Manufacturing, in addition to his many Commercial Management assignments. He holds 6 Domestic and International Patents and is published in over 30 trade journals and a technical encyclopedia.

As President and General Manager, Wayne has overall responsibility for all aspects of the American Hydrocarbons business.

Wayne attended the University of Minnesota where he received a degree in Chemical Engineering. In his personal time, he enjoys golf, reading, traveling and spending time with his wife of 32 years.