Alex Lidback graduated from Louisiana State University in 1989 with a bachelor of arts degree in economics.
Upon graduation, he joined Industrias Resistol's U.S. marketing operations in Houston. At Industrias Resistol, Lidback managed the East Coast operations for acrylic sheet and ABS sales.
After joining CMAI as an associate consultant in 1993, he assisted all areas in relation to the Monomers Market Service and related services. In 1995, Lidback was promoted to consultant and director of styrenics at the Houston-based consulting firm.
His responsibilities include analyzing and reporting on worldwide styrene and styrene derivative markets. In addition, he is involved with CMAI's Proprietary Services group.