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MOVES: Ish Medeles joins TPC

Ish Medeles, formerly of INEOS Phenol, has joined TPC in Houston in the role of National Account Manager for the C4 business.  He will manage TPC’s customer interface for the C4 business with emphasis on Butadiene and Butene 1, a company source confirmed to the Blog.   Medeles started in his new role on 10 […]

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MOVES: Trammochem to Zurich

Trammochem AG is moving into the city of Zurich at the end of October, from the Swiss town of Altendorf, Ashok tells me at the Mitsubishi party on Saturday at EPCA.   The offices are in the Prime Tower, which is the tallest building in Switzerland, and the new location will be more convenient for […]

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MOVES: Lanxess to Cologne

Specialty chemicals group Lanxess announced today that it would be moving to Cologne from its current base in Leverkusen, Germany in the second half of 2013.   It will move 1,000 employees to the former Lufthansa headquarters on Deutzer Freiheit in the Deutz area of the city.  

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MOVES: Alan Green joins Pilko

Alan Green, formerly of ConocoPhillips, has joined the due diligence and environment, health and safety (EHS) adviser Pilko & Associates in its European, Middle East & Asia team, based in London.   Enthusing about the addition of Green to his team, chairman George Pilko wrote in his email announcement on 11 May 2011: “We expect […]

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MOVES: Eric Faes and Eva Hatzidemou at Shell

Eva Hatzidemou will take over the role of Commercial Manager Styrene Europe & Africa at Shell Chemicals Europe from Eric Faes from 1 May 2011, he announced in an email to business partners on Monday.   Faes will take up the position of Director Styrenics Chain in Plastics Europe in Brussels for Belgian Shell NV […]

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MOVES: David Byrne joins Styron

David Byrne has joined Styron in Houston as the Aromatics Commercial Manager Americas, starting on 25 April, he told the Blog.   Byrne, formerly with Shell and Goodyear, will have “primary responsibility for styrenics sourcing activities as part of Styron’s global team.”   He fills the position recently vacated by Tanya Niu.   The Blog […]

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MOVES: Secret News

Two towering figures in the European olefins biz are set to change jobs imminently, the Blog overhears across the office on Tuesday.   Unusually, they both want to keep their moves secret until their feet are under their new respective desks, although not so secret that they didn’t want to share their news with prominent […]

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MOVES: Gordon Adams to INEOS Nitriles

We met Gordon on East Market Street on Monday evening and he told us that he would be starting his new job as INEOS Nitriles procurement director next Monday, 4 April 2011 in Rolle (Geneva), Switzerland. He was formerly in olefins.

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MOVES: Klocek joins GE Power and Water

Stan Klocek, formerly of Haas and Sunoco, has joined GE Power and Water as a Global Chemical Commodity Manager, he told the Blog just before NPRA.   “I will be working with Bart Reekmans, Tony Long, etc  … start date 21 March 2011,” he added.  

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MOVES: Tanya Niu leaves Styron

Tanya Niu, commercial manager, Americas feedstocks at Styron has left the company to join Albemarle. In the short-term, cover for on-going commercial items for styrene in North & South America will be provided by Horgen-based Mike Cromack, European commercial manager for feedstocks (styrene and benzene) at Styron Europe, he told Truong on Tuesday.

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