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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: Styrolution to Frankfurt

Styrolution has established its global and European headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, the company announced on Friday.   “We see this important step as a sign that we are standing on our own two feet as a company,” said Roberto Gualdoni, chief executive officer, Styrolution, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new office building.   […]

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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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An afternoon of styrenics at APIC

Friday afternoon at APIC is for product presentations from the various committees, and the events are always held in conference rooms much too large for the thin attendance.   Our own Mahua from ICIS Singapore and Chris Qi from CBI China were invited to give papers on styrenics. The photo is of Mahua developing her […]

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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: 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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Styrolution scoop

I’m grateful to all the “sources close to the company” who gave me my scoop at EPCA on BASF’s Styrolution styrenics spin-off plans.   The story was picked up the following day by Bloomberg, and I had a nice email of thanks from Andrew Noel there.

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