SINGAPORE (April 25, 2012)—The International Rubber Study Group has announced the speakers and program for its World Rubber Summit, scheduled for May 22-24 in Singapore.
Speakers include Michel Rollier, managing partner of Michelin; Shoshi Arakawa, chairman of Bridgestone Group; and Nick Briesenick, Volkswagen Group Purchasing.
Forecasting challenges and opportunities in the synthetic rubber segment will be Ron Commander, Global Head of Butyl Rubber Business at Lanxess; and Rafael Cayuela, Commercial Director of Styron.
Get a handle on the financial markets perspective from Magnus Bocker, CEO, Singapore Commodity Exchange; and Jean-Francois Lambert, Global Head of Commodities, HSBC.
Mary Xu, Deputy Secretary-General of the China Rubber Industry Association will shed light on China's inexhaustible demand and the impact of recycling.
She will also share her views on whether potential new environmental legislation will impact the growth of the vehicle, tire and downstream rubber product industries.