Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates




ADNEC, Abu Dhabi

11-14 NOVEMBER 2019
Supported by
Julie Beck

Julie Beck

Chief Financial Officer

Nova Chemicals

Julie joined NOVA Chemicals in 2016 as SVP and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Julie was Joy Global's Vice President of Supply Chain, Quality and JBS Operational Excellence and started her career there in 2008 as the Vice President, Finance and divisional Chief Financial Officer for Joy Global's Underground Mining segment- a position she held for seven years.

Prior to joining Joy Global, Julie was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Journal Register Company, a publicly traded company operating over 20 daily newspapers, 300 non-daily publications and 200 websites. Prior to her position at Journal Register Company, Julie was Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Norwood Promotional Products, Inc.  From September 1999 to September 2003 she was Vice President of Finance for the Inland Paperboard and Packaging subsidiary of Temple-Inland, Inc. From March of 1986 to September of 1999, she was with Rockwell Corporation in a series of positions of increasing responsibility, lastly as Director of Finance, Rockwell Automation. Julie started her professional career with Deloitte.

Julie is a Certified Public Accountant, and graduated with distinction from the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor in Business Administration degree in Accounting. Julie has been a director of Hilb Rogal & Hobbs (NYSE:HRH) and Wolverine Tube (NYSE:WLV) serving on their respective Audit Committees.   Julie is a member of American Institute of CPAs and the Financial Executives Institute. She has also been the guest speaker at women’s leadership conferences and high schools (including her son’s) and a guest lecturer at Princeton University and Butler University’s School of Business.  Julie has served on a number of other not-for-profit boards, including the Leukemia Society of America, Children’s Bureau of Indianapolis, Inc., Ballet Internationale and Central Indiana Dance Ensemble