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Saudi Energy Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih to deliver inaugural address at 12th Annual GPCA Forum

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih to deliver inaugural address at 12th Annual GPCA Forum

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 5, 2017:   His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia, will deliver the inaugural address at the 12th Annual GPCA Forum from 27–29 November 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
 
Held under the theme ‘The chemical industry in transformation: A new journey begins’, the 12th edition of the GPCA forum is set to attract over 2,000 delegates from 51 countries comprising global industry experts, thought leaders and senior officials from regional government entities, industry and academia, to share insights on driving strategic partnerships, diversification, investments and capitalizing on a new era of challenges in the global chemical industry.
 
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General, GPCA, commented: “We are honored to have His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih deliver the inaugural address at the 12th Annual GPCA Forum at a time when the petrochemical industry in the region is at the forefront of economic transformation, job creation and growth, serving as a key enabler for Saudi Vision 2030. The immense commitment and support on the part of the Saudi Arabian Energy Ministry to driving the National Transformation Program is truly commendable and serve as a testament to their foresight and true leadership.”
 
He added: “This is the third time we receive His Excellency at the Annual GPCA Forum as part of an excellent line-up of speakers comprising global and regional industry leaders and senior business executives. Without a doubt, this is a testimony to the pivotal role the Arabian Gulf industry plays in the world chemical agenda, and its growing status as a global player on the international market.”
 
H.E. Khalid A. Al-Falih is joined on the program by an impressive group of leading industry figures, who will offer their visionary perspectives on the current chemical landscape and how to achieve successful company transformation:
  • Yousef Al-Benyan, Vice Chairman and CEO, SABIC, and Chairman, GPCA
  • Hariolf Kottmann, CEO, Clariant, and President, Cefic and ICCA
  • Neil A. Chapman, President, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, VP, ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Bob Patel, CEO and Chairman, Management Board, LyondellBasell
  • Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi, SVP, Downstream, Saudi Aramco
  • John Allert, Chief Marketing Officer and Board Director, McLaren
  • Dr. Markus Steilemann, CCO, Member of the Board of Management, Covestro
  • Todd D. Karran, President and CEO, Nova Chemicals
  • Fernando Musa, CEO, Braskem
  • Rebecca Liebert, President and CEO, Honeywell UOP
  • Dr. Nahed Taher, Co-Founder, Gulf One Investment bank
  • Ziad S. Al-Labban, CEO, Sadara Chemical Company

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