Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, announced the appointment of Vincent Ong as Senior Vice President for Greater China with effect from July 1, 2012.
Mr. Ong comes to Borouge with more than 20 years of management experience and a strong track record in leading businesses in Greater China and Asia Pacific (APAC) across a wide spectrum of industries covering chemicals, semiconductors and electronics.
Prior to joining Borouge, he was the Regional Marketing Director for APAC at Huntsman. Before that, he held a number of senior positions at Huntsman as Global Strategic Alliance Director, Commercial Director and General Manager. He also held various leadership roles as Divisional President for Greater China at Rohm Electronics, Asia President of Weidmuller Interface and Managing Director for Key Japanese Accounts, Fujitsu Devices Singapore. Through these positions, he led significant achievements in driving incremental business growth and commercial wins in APAC.
Based in Shanghai, Mr. Ong joins the Executive Team of Borouge’s Marketing & Sales Company and reports directly to the CEO, Wim Roels.
Mr. Ong, a Singapore citizen, holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, USA; and a Master of Science in Japanese Business Studies from the Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
For further information, please contact:
Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel. +971-2-6070807, email@example.com
Jessica Chan, Head of Regional Communications, Greater China, Borouge
Tel. +86-13916625348, Email: Jessica.firstname.lastname@example.org
Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions; Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation.
With its base in the United Arab Emirates and Marketing & Sales head office in Singapore, Borouge employs approximately 1,700 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serving customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa.
Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology and experience in polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borouge provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions for infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotives and advanced packaging.
In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and together with Borealis has an annual manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene. The current Borouge 3 expansion project will be completed at the end of 2013 resulting in an additional capacity of 2.5 million tonnes per year (t/y) being fully operational by mid-2014. Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Focused on our company mission, Value Creation through Innovation, we ensure that our customers throughout the value chain, around the world, can always rely on superior products and security of supply.
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