Anne Womack Kolton
Executive Vice President, Communications, Sustainability & Market Outreach

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Anne Kolton

Anne Womack Kolton serves as the Executive Vice President of the American Chemistry Council, leading Communications, Sustainability and Market Outreach for the $526 billion United States business of chemistry. Ms. Kolton is responsible for the development and execution of domestic and international strategies to advance industry’s advocacy priorities, sustainability practices, marketplace relationships with manufacturers and retailers, as well as environmental, health, safety and security performance through oversight of Responsible Care®, the industry’s signature EH&S program.

In this capacity, Ms. Kolton manages marketplace, policymaker, stakeholder and industry interests to develop collaborative programs to support sustainability progress. Currently, Ms. Kolton is leading the development of the first–ever chemical industry sustainability metrics, which will measure and report the U.S. chemical industry’s sustainability performance. Through these responsibilities, Ms. Kolton is helping the chemical industry demonstrate its commitment and contributions to overcoming society’s environmental, social and economic sustainability challenges now and in the future.

Ms. Kolton joined ACC in 2010 after serving in two global public affairs consulting firms where she provided strategic communications and government relations counsel to a range of clients, primarily from the energy and financial services sectors. During the administration of President George W. Bush, Ms. Kolton led communications for the United States Department of Energy, served at the United States Department of the Treasury and Securities and Exchange Commission and as Assistant Press Secretary in the White House Press Office. Ms. Kolton began her career working in Texas and Presidential politics.

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