Stephen G. Crawford is executive vice president, manufacturing and chief sustainability officer for Eastman.
Crawford joined Eastman in 1987 and has held leadership positions of increasing responsibility in both manufacturing operations and technology. Prior to his current role, he served as senior vice president and chief technology officer, vice president of research and development for the Advanced Materials group, and vice president of research and development for the Additives & Functional Products business.
Crawford is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Industrial Research Institute. He is on the board of directors of Launch Tennessee (Tennessee Technology Development Corporation), the University of Tennessee’s Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Board of Advisors, and UT’s External Advisory Board for Research.
A native of Kingsport, Tennessee, he holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee.