SWINDON, 23rd NOVEMBER 2016 – Recycling Technologies today announced that Paul Hodges, a trusted adviser to major global chemical companies and the investment community, has joined the Recycling Technologies Board as a Non-Executive Director.
Paul has worked in the chemical industry for 30 years having initially spent 17 years as a senior executive with one of the world’s leading companies, ICI, both in England and the USA. Here he held senior executive positions in petrochemicals and chloralkali, and was Executive Director of a $1 billion ICI business.
Paul is Chairman of IeC and is currently working as the Global Expert with the World Economic Forum. He is also a member of the Energy Institute and a freeman of the City of London.
Paul writes the ICIS Chemicals & the Economy blog, is co-author of the influential new study Demand – the New Direction for Profit, and regularly writes for the Financial Times. He is also a well-known face on the international speaker circuit.
Paul’s invaluable experience of the petrochemical market, along with his knowledge of global markets, will prove extremely beneficial to Recycling Technologies as it further develops the business and the RT7000, a machine incorporating a recycling chemical process which will be assembled on production lines then installed at Material Recovery Facilities [MRFs] around the world.
Adrian Griffiths, CEO, Recycling Technologies comments: “We are thrilled with this latest addition to the board. Paul has an enviable track record in the petrochemical industry and we are looking forward to the insight and contribution that he will undoubtedly make to the business as we forge ahead with our plans for 2017.”
Paul Hodges, Non-Executive Director, Recycling Technologies comments: “Recycling Technologies aims to contribute to the creation of a circular economy for plastics, which ultimately could dramatically reduce the negative impacts of plastic waste. I am very excited to be part of this innovative organisation that is fast gaining recognition around the world.”
The potential for Recycling Technologies’ innovation to contribute towards tackling the problem of plastic waste is being recognised across the industry. Recycling Technologies has been shortlisted for a number of awards and recently was specially selected to exhibit at leading trade show, Innovate 2016. Recycling Technologies has also been included in an initiative called Unreasonable Impact – the first international network of accelerators focused on scaling up entrepreneurial solutions to pressing societal and environmental problems.
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