Our Team

KATHY HALL is the Executive Editor and founded PetroChem Wire in 2007. Prior to starting PetroChem Wire, Kathy spent more than 10 years as a commodity markets reporter, editor and manager at Platts.

kathy@petrochemwire.com | +1 720.480.6288

CINDY BRYAN joined PetroChem Wire in 2008 as Director of Sales based in Houston. Cindy spent several years as the Director for Marketing Services at Resin Technology Inc. (RTi) and was a senior commodity markets reporter at ICIS.

cindy@petrochemwire.com | +1 281.893.3433

JOE LINK has been PetroChem Wire’s Director of Business Development since 2011. Joe spent eight years at Bloomberg LP in New York and has held business development and editorial positions at Platts. He developed Platts Global Alert, the real-time news and price information service in 1984. Joe is based in Montclair, New Jersey.

joe@petrochemwire.com | +1 973.975.0230

DAVID BARRY is PetroChem Wire’s Senior Editor. He is based in Houston and reports on daily polyethylene, polypropylene and polystyrene markets.Before joining PCW in 2011, he spent several years as a commodity markets reporter at ICIS.

david@petrochemwire.com | +1 803.740.2160

DONNA TODD is a PetroChem Wire Senior Editor. Donna reports on the PVC resin and pipe markets. Donna has more than 30 years of experience as a commodity chemicals editor. Before joining PCW in 2012, Donna covered PVC and pipe for Harriman Chemsult and IHS for seven years. She has also worked at Shell Chemical Risk Management, as the Managing Editor at the Phillip Townsend Associates Plastic Market Monthly, and as the Senior Editor for Plastics and Olefins at ICIS. Donna is based in Garrison, TX.

donna@petrochemwire.com | +1 936.615.7825

XAVIER CRONIN is editor of PetroChem Wire’s Recycled Plastics Weekly. Before joining PCW in 2013, he was a staff editor for McGraw-Hill Platts covering a wide range of products from metals to crude oil. Xavier has also worked as a reporter for Energy Intelligence Group, The New York Times and the Hartford Courant.

xavier@petrochemwire.com | +1 203. 829.6313

ROBERT SHARP has been the editor of the PCW Refinery Focus Daily since 2014 and manages all coverage of refined products markets, including alkylate, reformate, raffinate, naphtha, VGO, benzene, toluene and MX. After spending more than 30 years as a refined products markets editor and editorial manager at Platts, Robert is also PCW’s resident expert on refining economics and refinery operations. Robert is based in Houston, Texas.

robert@petrochemwire.com | +1 713.828.2145

JULIA GIORDANO is the Associate Director, Olefins and joined the OPIS PetroChem Wire team in 2019. She covers the daily olefins markets and manages geospatial products. Julia has a finance background and has experience in the midstream sector working with a range of products, including natural gas, NGLs, crude oil and propylene.

julia@petrochemwire.com | +1 503.791.9124