EPCA names Guy Bessant new Chair of Supply Chain Program Committee

EPCA names Guy Bessant new Chair of Supply Chain Program Committee

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) has announced that Stolthaven Terminals President, Guy Bessant will succeed Dirk Verstraeten to become its Supply Chain Program Committee (SCPC) Chairperson from December 1, 2021. Bessant has served as a member of the SCPC since 2017 and has more than twenty years of experience in the petrochemical and supply chain industries.

Commenting on his appointment Guy Bessant said: “I am looking forward to continuing my involvement with the SCPC in my new role. Never has the need for building strong partnerships and collaboration in the industry been as important as it is today. To build a sustainable and circular sector we must continue to stimulate debate around the industry’s most pressing challenges and find shared solutions. I am committed to encouraging innovation and fostering cooperation between industry leaders. Creating attractive and inclusive workplaces will also remain high on the Committee’s agenda to ensure a thriving future for the sector.”

The SCPC’s aim is to promote openness and transparency in the supply chain, while always ensuring strict compliance with competition laws. Its primarily focus is on addressing the sector’s sustainability requirements and promoting the shift towards a more circular supply chain. More information on the past SCPC’s activities is available on the EPCA website.

For additional information please contact:

Ellie Davison
Head of Corporate Communications
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About Stolthaven Terminals 

With a global network of 15 owned and joint-venture terminals, Stolthaven Terminals provides almost five million cbm of storage and distribution services for bulk liquids including chemicals, clean petroleum products, liquified petroleum gases, vegetable oils, biofuels and oleochemicals. Stolthaven Terminals is a division of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (SNL). A long-term investor and manager of businesses focused on opportunities in logistics, distribution and aquaculture. The Stolt-Nielsen portfolio consists of its three global bulk-liquid and chemicals logistics businesses – Stolt Tankers, Stolthaven Terminals and Stolt Tank Containers – Stolt Sea Farm and investments in LNG. Stolt-Nielsen Limited is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Oslo Børs: SNI). www.stolthaventerminals.com


About EPCA

The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) is the primary European Business Network for the global petrochemical business community. Its members, consist of chemical producers and their suppliers, customers and service providers, who turn to EPCA for reliable and up-to-date information, forward thinking, and a professional platform to stimulate new approaches and ideas. www.epca.eu


December 02, 2021