Creation of a human-centric organizational design to drive innovation

Establishing a human-oriented framework to catalyze innovation Sibel Selcuk is the Executive Vice President of Research & Development for The Heritage Group. She previously served as VP, Global R&D and Strategy for Monument Chemical, and is also President of Heritage Turkish Holdings. Sibel served in leadership roles at the American Chemical Society, is the Chairman […]

The Green Energy Transition in the Chemical Industry

From Green Electricity to Chemical Resources   Dr. Andreas Kicherer is Vice President Sustainability at Brenntag Group. An award winning executive leader in sustainability management, corporate sustainability strategy development and implementation by developing and using quantitative assessment tools. More than 25 years of experience leveraging in-depth chemical industry expertise and exceptional insights to support and […]

Adaptation agility in a rapidly changing market by Dr. David Hatrick

Adaptive Methods in a Rapidly Changing Market Dr David Hatrick is Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, located in Huntsman’s headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. David leads the strategic planning and R&D activities for the division, from development of market insights, strategy development through to creation of new technology platforms […]

From Challenge to Change: The Sustainability Journey of the Chemical Sector

A Sustainable Future in Sight? Overcoming Barriers in the European Chemical Landscape Pierre Joris is an Engineer in Physics, holding a M.Sc. from the University of Stanford, and an Advanced Executive degree from Kellogg’s School of Management, Chicago. Pierre has 36 years of international experience in the Chemical Industry. He built his career for 29 […]

CIEX Europe 2023: Navigating the Future of the European Chemical Industry

Unpacking CIEX Europe 2023’s Vision from Chemicals R&D to innovation   Prof. John Metselaar has turned his 30-year global VP-level leadership responsibilities at Procter & Gamble into expertise in leadership, innovation, strategy, and organizational culture. He now serves as Professor at Solvay Brussels School for Economics and Management and is Director of The Conference Board’s […]

Redefining the Chemical Landscape: From Tradition to Sustainable Transformation

Transitioning to Sustainability: Insights from Walmir Soller at CIEX Europe 2023   Walmir Soller is CEO of Braskem Netherlands BV, International Holding and Trading for Braskem SA, and VP Olefins/Polyolefins Europe and Asia, having under his responsibility the international trading of Feedstock, Chemicals and Polymers, Global Chartering, production sites in Germany (Polypropylene) and Netherlands (Recycling) […]

Clean Energy – Evonik’s transition from fossil fuel

Evonik: Transitioning from fossil fuel to clean energy – presentation Highlight from CIEX 2022   Transitioning from fossil fuel to clean energy as a consequence of the current crisis Becoming more energy independent and less vulnerable to commodity price shocks driven by supply and demand with renewable energy Reducing the use of fossil fuels and […]