By Patrick Raleigh, ERJ On-line news editor
Warsaw-Steve Wood, chief executive officer of Kraton Polymers has been elected international president of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers (IISRP) for the year 2004-05. He succeeds Zdzislaw Ingielewicz, president and general manager of Dwory SA, who now becomes the international past president, IISRP announced 26 May.
The Institute's executive committee for 2004-05 will also include:
-Far East Section: Yang Jigang of PetroChina, president; Nobuyuki Takahashi of UBE Industries, vice president.
-European Section: Igor Golberg of Efremov, president; Maurits Van Tol of DSM Elastomers, vice president.
-Americas Section: Steve Wood of Kraton, who will also serve as section president; Jorge Pelaez of DESC, vice president.