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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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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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Shell move to Canary Wharf sparks excitement

Shell’s imminent move from Waterloo to Canary Wharf is causing excitement in the London property market, with a shortlist of five developers competing for the prime riverside site around Shell Centre.   Around half of Shell’s Waterloo-based workforce is due to make the move, and in preparation, their old phone numbers have been switched off, […]

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MOVES: David Byrne to Goodyear Tire & Rubber, Houston

David Byrne has taken up the position of Monomer Trading and Logistics Leader for the chemical division of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company from Monday 18 October 2010, the company announced on Friday.   Byrne, who was formerly styrene business manager for Shell Chemicals in Europe, then manager of operations excellence in Houston, will […]

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All Our Working Lives

Our own Nigel Davis, chemical insight editor at ICIS, is credited as an advisor on BBC4′s documentary series, All Our Working Lives, which examines the economic and industrial transformation that Britain has undergone since the early Eighties.   The chemical industry episode from the original series (1984) has been updated, with Nigel’s help, with a […]

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How to interview a Global VP

Hats off to my colleague Paul Ray who hijacked an ICIS news interview with Shell’s global vice president of base chemicals, Graham van’t Hoff to flog him an ICIS Margin Report.   I overheard his sales pitch while I was finishing up in the ICIS suite at EPCA on Tuesday afternoon before heading off to […]

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Early Bird places snapped up for Aromatics Conference 2010

Hardly a day goes by without some new development on the Aromatics Conference, which is all set for 23-24 November 2010 in a very stylish hotel in Berlin.   The Early Bird discount of €146 is available up to 3 September, and early delegates have been snapping up places at the discounted rate.   Top […]

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EPCA Budapest speakers announced

The speakers at EPCA have been announced. In a short fast-paced session on Monday 4 October, the speeches and panel discussion will start at 08.00 and be over by 09.30, giving delegates plenty of time to get on with networking and their own private meetings.   The morning business session will include: Jeremy Bentham, Vice […]

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Shell’s new Singapore complex

This is one impressive press release full of wizzy features. It’s Shell’s announcement about the completion of its integrated oil and petrochemicals production hub in Singapore – with embedded video and some scenic wide panoramic shots of the site. photo: Panoramic view of the ethylene cracker at the Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex, Singapore.

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Pappie returns to Shell Chemicals

HOUSTON (Chemicals Confidential)–David Pappie has returned to Shell Chemicals, this time as General Manager Commercial Excellence, after a five year stint as VP Recruitment for Shell, the Blog hears from a passing stranger in the arrivals hall of Houston’s IAH airport on Wednesday afternoon.   Before his break in HR, Pappie was a well-known fixture […]

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