WARSAW (June 3)—The International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers has elected Steve Wood, CEO of Kraton Polymers, international president for 2004-05.
He succeeds Zdzislaw Ingielewicz, president and general manager of Dwory S.A., who now becomes the international past president, the IISRP said.
The IISRP's executive committee for 2004-05 also will include:
* Far East Section: Yang Jigang of PetroChina, president; and Nobuyuki Takahashi of UBE Industries, vice president;
* European Section: Igor Golberg of Efremov, president; and Maurits Van Tol of DSM Elastomers, vice president; and
* Americas Section: Wood, president; and Jorge Pelaez of DESC, vice president.