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Borealis is a fully integrated petrochemical and polymers company. Its main business includes supplying the plastics manufacturing industry with raw materials such as polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP). It also supplies ethylene, propylene, phenol and aromatics.

Borealis states that its strategy based on “value creation through innovation” matched with its “cutting-edge” Borstar technology. It will keep to its value creation strategy through innovation, providing solutions to its key markets in infrastructure, automotive and advanced packaging across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Since June 2005, Borealis is owned by the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of Abu Dhabi (64%) and by OMV, the Austrian oil and gas group (36%).

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Key Personnel

Chairman and chief executive officer: Mark Garrett
Chairman: Khadem Al Qubaisi
Vice chairman: Gerhard Roiss
Board member: Mohamed Al-Azdi
Board member: David Davies
Board member: Mohamed Al Mehairi
Chief financial officer: Daniel Shook
Executive vice president (base chemicals): Markku Korvenranta
Executive vice president (Middle East and Asia): Herbert Willerth
Executive vice president (Polyolefins): Gerd Lobbert


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