BATON ROUGE, La.—Here's one way to show the world your company is back in business: Take on the role of president of the industry's major trade association.
Greg Nelson, president and CEO of East West Copolymer L.L.C., is doing that this year, serving a one-year term as president of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers.
He will preside over the global association's Annual General Meeting in New Orleans April 11-14, and his company will be the local host for the event.
Nelson said agreeing to take the position gives the revived Baton Rouge operation more recognition. East West Copolymer joined the IISRP, which represents most of the world's SR producers, last May.