Margaret (Peggy) Matherne
Plant Manger - Polymer Soutions
Albermarle Chemical Corporation
Peggy Matherne was named as Plant Manager of Albermarle Chemical Corporation’s largest North American production plant located in Magnolia, Arkansas in 2014. Responsible for the company’s 500 employees and two Columbia County facilities, she oversees the safe production of flame retardants, curing agents and specialty chemicals distributed worldwide.
Peggy joined Albermarle Chamical Corp. in 1988 and holding a Chemical Engineering degree from Tulane University, has been engaged in all aspects of the company’s activities, from research and development to overseeing its global business activity at the company’s Baton Rouge, Louisiana headquarters to operations management and finally plant management in Magnolia.
Peggy has utilized her engineering background and leadership skills since entering the workforce and has been regularly rated in the top 15% of all Albermarle employees for 24 of her 26 years with the company.
Peggy is an active participant in the Magnolia and Columbia County communities and is active in efforts to improve the quality of Arkansas’s workforce statewide.