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H.B. Fuller elevates Celeste Mastin as new President and CEO
People | 28 September 2022

H.B. Fuller elevates Celeste Mastin as new President and CEO

Transition culminates a multi-year succession planning process

SABIC gets new CEO as Al-Benyan appointed as Education Minister
People | 28 September 2022

SABIC gets new CEO as Al-Benyan appointed as Education Minister

SABIC’s Board appointed Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh as acting CEO for six months effective Sep. 28, 2022.

NOVA Chemicals appoints Danny Dweik as interim CEO
People | 28 September 2022

NOVA Chemicals appoints Danny Dweik as interim CEO

Dweik, currently a NOVA Chemicals board member, is Head of Industrials at Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), the USD $284bn Abu Dhabi-based investor.

GAIL (India) approves appointment of Sandeep Gupta as Additional Director
People | 27 September 2022

GAIL (India) approves appointment of Sandeep Gupta as Additional Director

He is a Commerce Graduate and a Chartered Accountant having more than three decades of work experience

Rajiv Agarwal appointed Director (Technical) of EIL
People | 27 September 2022

Rajiv Agarwal appointed Director (Technical) of EIL

He has assumed the charge of the post of Director (Technical) of the company with effect from 26th September, 2022

Valtris Specialty Chemicals appoints Simon Medley as new CEO
People | 24 September 2022

Valtris Specialty Chemicals appoints Simon Medley as new CEO

Medley was most recently CEO of Loparex, a North Carolina based global supplier of release liners

Arun Baroka is the new Chemicals & Petrochemicals Secretary
People | 24 September 2022

Arun Baroka is the new Chemicals & Petrochemicals Secretary

Baroka is an Electrical Engineering graduate from IIT, Delhi.

Honeywell appoints Lucian Boldea as President & CEO of Performance Materials and Technologies
People | 22 September 2022

Honeywell appoints Lucian Boldea as President & CEO of Performance Materials and Technologies

Boldea will succeed Vimal Kapur, who was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer of Honeywell in July 2022.

Eastman names Travis Smith as Sr. VP, Additives & Functional Products
People | 22 September 2022

Eastman names Travis Smith as Sr. VP, Additives & Functional Products

Smith will be assuming AFP responsibilities from Executive Vice President Lucian Boldea, who is stepping down to pursue an opportunity outside of Eastman.

Borealis appoints Jonatas Melo as VP Performance Materials
People | 22 September 2022

Borealis appoints Jonatas Melo as VP Performance Materials

Most recently, he held the position of Senior Vice President Asia South in Borouge.

Quantix’s Heather Karakashian named to supply and demand chain executive's ‘Women in Supply Chain’ list
People | 20 September 2022

Quantix’s Heather Karakashian named to supply and demand chain executive's ‘Women in Supply Chain’ list

This marks the third year in a row Quantix has had an employee honored as an exemplary female supply chain professional

Advent International and LANXESS announce Calum MacLean as CEO-designate for upcoming high-performance engineering materials JV
People | 17 September 2022

Advent International and LANXESS announce Calum MacLean as CEO-designate for upcoming high-performance engineering materials JV

Calum MacLean brings a wealth of experience from over 30 years in the chemicals industry, most recently as CEO of Synthomer, a UK FTSE 250 specialty chemical company, and prior to that as an executive director and member of the founding management team of INEOS Group

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden to step down, Wael Sawan appointed as his successor
People | 16 September 2022

Shell CEO Ben van Beurden to step down, Wael Sawan appointed as his successor

Ben van Beurden will continue working as adviser to the Board until June 30, 2023, after which he will leave the group.

Mahesh Vishwanathan Iyer appointed Additional Director of Petronet LNG
People | 14 September 2022

Mahesh Vishwanathan Iyer appointed Additional Director of Petronet LNG

Iyer is an Electrical Engineer with more than 36 years of rich and diverse experience in GAIL in project execution

Evonik appoints Claus Rettig as new Regional President, Asia
People | 14 September 2022

Evonik appoints Claus Rettig as new Regional President, Asia

Rettig is responsible for driving the company’s growth plan in Asia

Nayara Energy appoints Prasad K Panicker as Chairman
People | 12 September 2022

Nayara Energy appoints Prasad K Panicker as Chairman

Panicker will deploy his outstanding technological experience and excellent knowledge of the local Indian market to lead Nayara Energy

AkzoNobel appoints Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as member of the Board of Management
People | 11 September 2022

AkzoNobel appoints Gregoire Poux-Guillaume as member of the Board of Management

Poux-Guillaume will succeed Thierry Vanlancker, who has been CEO and member of the Board of Management since 2017.

Evonik appoints Dr. Gaetano Blanda as Head of Animal Nutrition Business Line
People | 08 September 2022

Evonik appoints Dr. Gaetano Blanda as Head of Animal Nutrition Business Line

Blanda will be responsible for overseeing Evonik’s amino acids and functional feed additives business and the expansion of its precision livestock farming approach

Honeywell appoints Robin Watson to Board of Directors
People | 05 September 2022

Honeywell appoints Robin Watson to Board of Directors

Prior to joining Wood, Watson was a Director and Senior manager at Petrofac

Trinseo appoints Han Hendriks as CTO
People | 05 September 2022

Trinseo appoints Han Hendriks as CTO

As CTO, Hendriks will be a member of Trinseo’s executive leadership team and will be based in The Netherlands.

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