The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA), the quality network in Europe for the global chemical business community consisting of chemical producers, their suppliers, customers and service providers, today announced the name of its new EPCA President in the framework of its 51st Annual Meeting held in Berlin (30th Sept. – 3rd Oct. 2017).
Concluding the closing lunch session of the EPCA 51st Annual Meeting in Berlin, Tom Crotty, EPCA President and Director of the INEOS Group highlighted the end of his term as EPCA President and introduced his successor as Marc Schuller, current Vice-President of EPCA and Executive Vice-President of Arkema, beginning his term as EPCA President on the 4th October 2017 for a period of 3 years. Born in 1960, Marc Schuller, a French National and graduate of ESSEC - École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales - in Paris is currently Executive Vice-President, in charge of coating solutions and industrial specialties business segments as well as raw materials/energy purchasing at Arkema.
Tom Crotty has successfully overseen EPCA with great leadership and enthusiasm since 2014, for a second term, his first being from 2010 until 2012.
“I am very pleased to take on this new responsibility and to continue the path Tom Crotty has brilliantly laid out as President of EPCA. I would like to build on the last 50 years and in partnership with EPCA’s member companies, we will continue to contribute to build sustainable and inclusive economic growth in the digital age” said Marc Schuller.
EPCA is the quality network in Europe for the global chemical business community consisting of chemical producers, their suppliers, customers and service providers. It operates for and through more than 700 member companies from 54 different countries that represent an aggregate turnover of over €4.7 trillion and employing over 6.2 million people. EPCA serves as the platform to meet, exchange information and transfer learning, as well as a think tank for its members and its stakeholders.