MOVES: Mexican president appoints new CEO of Pemex Petrochemical

21 June 2013 18:14  [Source: ICIS news]

MEDELLIN, Colombia (ICIS)--Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto has appointed a new chief executive to oversee Petroleos Mexicanos' (Pemex) petrochemical arm, the state-owned oil company said on Friday.

Pena Nieto has chosen engineer Manuel Sanchez Guzman as the new general director, according to Pemex.

Sanchez Guzman has a civil engineering degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico and holds a master's degree in science from Stanford University in California.

In 2004, he joined Pemex as an advisor to the Directorate General of Pemex Petrochemical to improve inventory processes, nonperforming assets, technology licensing and public works.

He was deputy director of planning from 2009 to November 2012, in charge of strategic planning, the administration and execution of investment projects and the evaluation of technologies for process optimization and development of new business through strategic alliances.

By: Leela Landress
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