Rajiv Prasad to head JK Tyre’s India Operations

JK Tyre & Industries has appointed Rajiv Prasad as its President of India Operations. He is a veteran and has rich experience in leading and mentoring diverse teams across geographies. Rajiv has over three decades of industry experience. JK Tyre is a tyre major...

Zachariah George, ATRC Chairman, passes away

Mr Zachariah George (77), renowned Rubber Technologist, Consultant and Chairman of Asian Tyre & Rubber Conference (ATRC), the flagship event of Asian Business Media (ABM), passed away on the morning of December 26, 2017, following cardiac arrest. His body will be...

IISRP to honour SR expert Dr Bruno Pary

The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) will honour Synthetic Rubber (SR) industry leader Dr Bruno Pary, who retired from ExxonMobil, with the General Award. It will be presented during the IISRP’s 59th AGM in Madrid, Spain on May 7, 2018. Dr...

Birla Carbon appoints Todd Cottrell as President SBB

Birla Carbon has appointed Todd Cottrell as President, Specialty Blacks Business (SBB). He will join on December 11, 2017. Jas Sandhu, Business Head for SBB will retire from the company. As President of SBB and a member of Birla Carbon’s Senior Management Team, Todd...

Dr Kavitha K Mydin appointed as IRRDB Liaison Officer

Dr Kavitha K.Mydin, Joint Director (Crop Improvement), Rubber Research Institute of India has been appointed as Liaison Officer of the Plant Breeding Specialist Group of International Rubber Research and Development Board (IRRDB) headquartered in Kuala Lumpur,...

Dr Ranjit Matthan honored with ISO TC Award

Dr Ranjit Matthan (right) with Acting ISO TC Chairman Dato’ Dr Ong Eng Long. Presentation at Official banquet by Hosts ANSI (ASTM)-USA The 65th Meeting of the ISO TC45 (Rubber and Rubber Products Committee) Meeting held from October 22- 26, 2017, at Hawaii honoured Dr...