03 November 2011 17:08 [Source: ICIS news]
TORONTO (ICIS)--Former LyondellBasell executive Anton de Vries has joined the board of Canadian biofuels and chemicals firm Enerkem, effective on Thursday, Montreal-based company said.
De Vries was until last year a senior vice president of olefins and polyolefins at LyondellBasell. He left the company in November 2010 after 11 years. Before that he spent more than 18 years in various roles at Shell.
“Enerkem enjoys a unique leading position in the biofuels and chemicals markets", de Vries said. "I am eager to work with the team as Enerkem is fast approaching full-scale commercialisation [of its technology],” he added.
Under an off-take deal agreed in September, Enerkem will supply methanol produced at its plant in
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