Anno Borkowsky joins LANXESS Board of Management

The Supervisory Board of LANXESS AG has appointed Anno Borkowsky (60) to the Board of Management of the specialty chemicals company, effective June 1, 2019. In his new role, Borkowsky will take responsibility for the Specialty Additives segment. Currently, he is...

Polymer scientist at the helm of MG University, Kerala

Prof (Dr) Sabu Thomas, reputed polymer scientist and Professor of Polymer Science & Engineering, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of the University for a term of four years. He has been...

ZENISES has new MD for British market

As part of the expansion programme, the Zenises Group, one of the most innovative companies in the marketing of tyre brands, based in Madrid, Spain, has appointed Jason Clarke as its new Managing Director for the British market. With broad experience of more than 22...

SONGWON appoints first Chief Sustainability Officer

South Korea’s SONGWON Industrial Co. Ltd. has announced the appointment of Olivier Keiser as the organization’s 1st Chief Sustainability Officer. In this newly-created role, Keiser will lead the development of the organization’s global sustainability strategy and...

Biswanath Dutta: Tribute to a distinguished rubber professional

Here is a tribute from Dr R Mukhopadhyay, Chairman, Indian Rubber Institute (IRI), to late Biswanath Dutta, an expert in the field of rubbers/polymers and a former Chairman of IRI Kolkata Branch Biswanath Dutta had an active career for more than 50 years in the field...