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MOVES: Todd Rogers to Integra Houston

Todd Rogers, currently with Shell Chemicals aromatics team in Houston, will be joining Integra in Houston on 1 April 2012, the company announced today. Rogers will be heading up Integra’s aromatics business in the USA. “The Integra Group’s aromatics team is comprised of Peter Johansen in Brussels, Jereme Aziz, and  Waraporn Pumpaisanchai in Singapore, BW […]

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MOVES: Guy Keymolen to Vopak Houston

GuyKeymolen of Vopak Belgium is moving to the company’s Houston office, heinformed business partners by email yesterday. Keymolen, whowas at Vopak Belgium for six years, will become Vopak Global Account Directorbased in Houston, Texas. His role ascommercial manager will be filled by Birgit Henderickx, formerly sales managerat Vopak Belgium.

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MOVES: Merijn Van Dijk to Trafigura

Merijn Van Dijk, formerly with InterChem,is now an aromatics trader at Trafigura, he announced on LinkedIn today. “Last week I started at Trafigura in Geneva … I will be trading benzene and other aromatics in Europe,” he emailed the Blog. Van Dijk had previously been inlogistics, and later traded toluene, mixed xylenes and methanol in […]

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MOVES: Davie De Laet to Total Houston

Davie De Laet has taken up a new position as commercial manager benzene for US at Total Petrochemicals USA based in Houston, he announced today. De Laet was formerly trade manager toluene, xylenes and cyclohexane for Europe at Total Petrochemicals in Brussels.

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MOVES: Michael Peeters joins Vinmar

Michael Peeters, formerly with ExxonMobil, has joined traders Vinmar in January, the company informed the Blog on Monday.   Based in Belgium, he will be in the Olefins Europe team, where he will be focussing on crude C4s, butadiene and propylene, the same products which he handled in his previous role as olefins scheduler at […]

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MOVES: Noorlander to Starsupply

Wietse Noorlander, formerly with Excalibur Oil Brokerage, has joined brokers Starsupply Petroleum Europe BV, he informed the Blog today. Based in Capelle a/d IJssel in the Netherlands, Noorlander will be setting up a chemical desk for Starsupply, starting with aromatics, he said.

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All the gossip from Aromatics Conference 2011

The gossip at conferences usually comes down to: 1)     Who’s in? 2)     Who’s out? 3)     Who’s moved where?   With optional extras: weather, travel, children and who’s got the best hotel rooms.   The Aromatics Conference was a good opportunity to meet some of the new faces in the business – new companies, and new […]

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MOVES: Pierre Minguet to Styrolution

Pierre Minguet, formerly business director polystyrene at INEOS Nova, is now vice-president business management polystyrene EMEA at Styrolution, he announced this week on LinkedIn.   Minguet has been in the position since October 2011, and is responsible for all aspects of business management of the polystyrene portfolio of Styrolution in Europe, Middle-East and Africa and […]

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MOVES: Glenn Bohny to Omnova Solutions

Glenn Bohny has moved to Houston-based Omnova Solutions as global sourcing director from November 2011, he announced today on LinkedIn.   Bohny was previously vice president commercial at TPC Group, and played an enthusiastic part in events around the 2011 ICIS World Olefins Conference in Brussels in March.  

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MOVES: Rahul Malhotra replaces Paul Rek, Shell styrenics

Rahul Malhotra will take over the role of global general manager – styrene monomer at Shell Chemicals Europe, replacing Paul Rek who moves to lead a large Global Chemicals Commercial Project, which runs cross all products and all regions of Shell Chemicals, according to an email sent by Rek today informing business contacts.   Malhotra, […]

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