Ralf Kuhlmann joins IeC

Ralf Aug10.pngThe blog is pleased to announce that Dr Ralf Kuhlmann is joining International eChem (IeC) as a Senior Vice President.

He was previously Business Director, Basic Chemicals, with ExxonMobil Europe, where he was responsible for Marketing & Sales, Planning, Feedstock, and Supply Chain optimization for the European petrochemicals business.

He also represented ExxonMobil on a number of industry bodies and was President of the Association of Petrochemical Producers in Europe (APPE), as well as a Member of CEFIC’s Energy, HS&E and Logistics Program Council, an EPCA Board Member. He is an advisor to German industry associations.

With IeC, Ralf will focus on assisting clients in long-term strategic assignments, including management and M&A support, as well as in the key area of operational and management integration.

About Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem, trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry. Paul is also an invited member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council. The aim of this blog is to share ideas about the influences that may shape the chemical industry over the next 12 – 18 months. It will try to look behind today’s headlines, to understand what may happen next in important issues such as oil prices, economic growth and the environment. We may also have some fun, investigating a few of the more offbeat events that take place from time to time. Please do join me and share your thoughts. Between us, we will hopefully develop useful insights into the key factors that will drive the industry's future performance.

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