Edward H. Muñoz has a successful 30-year leadership record in the global chemical and plastics industry and in emerging technologies. Ed joined the Hoechst Celanese organization in 1988 as Director of Manufacturing for Engineering Resins. In 1990, he was promoted to Vice President and General Manager of the Plastics Division of Hoechst Celanese, and in the following year, became President of the Advanced Materials Group.
He held several Senior and CEO positions with Celanese and the Hoechst Corporate Group, including CEO of Ticona and the Mexican Celanese subsidiary, Celanese Mexicana, S.A., at that time the largest privately owned chemical processing company in Mexico, with sales of over one billion dollars. Ed went on to serve as President for the Worldwide Pigments Strategic Business Unit of Hoechst, AG, in Frankfurt, Germany, and as President of Worldwide Technical Fibers, Hoechst the following two years.
In 2002, Ed co-founded the Muñoz Investment Banking Group. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the University of Texas-Pan American Foundation and a member of the Council of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas atAustin. He was a Charter Member of the Executive Committee of the Bilateral (U.S.-Mexico) Business Council for Sustainable Development of the Gulf of Mexico, and Chairman of the International Advisory Council of Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. An avid nature photographer, Ed is committed to the conservation of wildlife habitat. He holds a B.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry from the University of Texas, and an MBA degree from Texas A&M University.