President and Chief Operating Officer
David (Dave) Robertson is president and chief operating officer of Koch Industries, Inc., and a member of its board of directors. He previously served as executive vice president of Koch Industries.
Mr. Robertson also serves on the boards of Georgia-Pacific Equity Holdings, LLC, Flint Hills Resources, LLC, Molex Electronic Technologies Holdings, LLC, and INVISTA B.V., all of which are subsidiaries of Koch Industries.
Mr. Robertson began his career with Koch companies in 1984 and has led several Koch companies. He is the past president of Flint Hills Resources, Koch Petroleum Group, Koch Beef Company and Koch Agriculture Company.
Mr. Robertson earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and marketing from Emporia State University, in Emporia, Kansas. He and his wife, Kathy, live in Wichita and have three children.
Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America, with estimated annual revenues as high as $110 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments. Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $105 billion in growth and improvements. With a presence in more than 70 countries, Koch companies employ 130,000 people worldwide, with about 65,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.