Market experts from ICIS and International eChem hosted a free webinar discussing regional scenarios and their potential impact on petrochemical markets.This provided critical multi-regional insights to consider as you head into your planning season. Topics included:
You can now request the presentation slides and recording, which includes the Q&A session with the participants.
John Richardson – ICIS Senior Consultant Asia
John Richardson has been tracking Asian and global polyolefins markets for 19 years in various roles – as a Price Reporter, News Reporter, Industry Analyst and now as a Consultant and Trainer. During this time, he has built deep knowledge of the companies and people who have transformed Asia Pacific into the world’s major production and consumption region. His views are highly valued by senior executives, who appreciate his balanced and independent approach.
Stefano Zehnder – ICIS Senior Consultant for Global Refining & Petrochemical Feedstocks
Stefano is the Vice President, Analytics and Consulting for ICIS and manages the Energy and Refining practice of the company with global responsibility. In the Energy/Refining and Petrochemical Feedstock field, Stefano leads the development and maintenance of global databases covering production capacity, supply/demand balances and trade movements.
Paul Hodges – Chairman of International eChem
Paul Hodges is the chairman of consultants International eChem (IeC) and co-author of the new joint ICIS Consulting & Analytics and IeC study: “Demand – The New Direction for Profit. Paul Hodges (IeC) is a trusted adviser to major chemical companies and the investment community. He has worked in the chemical industry for 30 years. Initially he spent 17 years as a senior executive with one of the world’s leading companies (ICI), both in the UK and the USA, where he held senior executive positions in petrochemicals and chloralkali, and was Executive Director of a $1 billion ICI business.
Paul is also an invited member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Chemicals.
Joseph Chang – Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business
Joseph Chang is the Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business, the weekly publication keeping you up to date on chemical price trends and their drivers. He has been with the company and one of its predecessors for over 19 years and covers topics on projects, financial markets, mergers & acquisitions and macroeconomic trends.
Nigel Davis – ICIS Chemical Insight Editor
Nigel is Insight Editor with ICIS news, the 24-hour online chemicals news service, and a Course Director with ICIS training. He writes regular commentary on the industry, on individual companies and their strategies and on the financial performance of the chemical majors. He is a chemist by training, and has written about the chemical industry in many publications since 1979, including news and company magazines, encyclopaedias and specialist reports. For 13 years, he wrote and edited the newsletter, Chemical Insight. Nigel talks at industry conferences and other events and helps chemicals and other companies with their petrochemicals training.
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