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Darya Borisova appointed member of the Management Board and Managing Director at SIBUR

November 08/2019

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Darya Borisova has been appointed as a new member of the Management Board and Managing Director of SIBUR, said the company.

She will head the Joint Department of Development and R&D established in order to better align SIBURs innovation and development projects with the needs of customers. The department will comprise Business Development, Strategic Innovation, and Research and Development functions, along with the NIOST R&D centre.

Before joining SIBUR, Darya Borisova was Senior Partner at McKinsey. One of the founders of the firms petrochemical and oil and gas practice in Russia and the CIS, she led McKinsey's expert team for operational and investment efficiency improvements across industrial companies in Russia, CIS, Turkey, Middle East and Africa.

Darya has extensive experience with SIBUR projects aimed at improved operational efficiency and transformation of functions such as Supply Chain Management, Sales and Marketing, Capital Investments, and Digitalisation. Darya graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry, Moscow State University, and the University of Toledo, USA. She holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry.

As MRC informed earlier, SIBUR and Tatneft have closed the sale and purchase of certain production and other assets that to date have been registered in the name of SIBUR Togliatti and Togliattisintez legal entities.

Besides, in October 2019,, ZapSibNeftekhim affiliate produced the first batch of polyethylene (PE) granules using its own ethylene feedstock at its Tobolsk complex in Siberia. Earlier this year, ZapSib produced a test batch of PE from imported feedstock, "while today the process is running smoothly using our own feedstock," SIBUR said. Commissioning and start-up are "well under way", and after ramping up to its full capacity, the petrochemical facility will produce 1.5m tonnes/year of PE - making ZapSib's Tobolsk project Russia's largest polymer production facility.

Ethylene and propylene are feedstocks for producing polyethylene (PE) and polyprolypele (PP).

According to MRC's ScanPlast report, Russia's estimated PE consumption totalled 1,436,390 tonnes in the first eight months of 2019, up by 9% year on year. Shipments of all PE grades increased. At the same time, the PP consumption in the Russian market was 909,260 tonnes in January-August 2019, up by 10% year on year. Shipments of PP block copolymer and homopolymer PP increased.

PAO SIBUR Holding is the largest petrochemical company in Russia and Eastern Europe with full coverage of the industry cycle from gas processing, production of monomers, plastics and synthetic rubbers to plastics processing.


mrcplast.com
Author:Anna Larionova
Tags:PP, PE, propylene, ethylene, ZapSibNeftehim, Sibur Holding.
Category:General News
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