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Emery Oleochemicals Appoints New Global Business Director, Bio-Lubricants

CINCINNATI, OH (Jul. 21, 2017) – Emery Oleochemicals, a global specialty chemical manufacturer, announces the appointment of Eric Cecilio as Global Business Director to lead its Bio-Lubricants division. Emery is a pioneer in the field of oleochemistry with 175+ years of history driving innovation in renewable solutions.

“Eric’s success in leading organizations and growing businesses will be invaluable as he charts the next phase of growth of our Bio-Lubricants business, an essential component of Emery’s strategic focus on our specialty products,” said Billy Yeoh, Global Head of Business.

Eric’s 20+ years of global experience spans multiple industries, holding several leadership roles with Shell, P&G and JM Huber. Most recently, he joined Emery from Chemtura Corporation, where he led the Petroleum Additives and Urethanes business as Commercial Director for the Americas. Eric attended the Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania and has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of the Philippines and an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland.

About Emery Oleochemicals Group

Emery Oleochemicals Group is a leading producer of natural-based chemicals made predominantly from natural oils and fats such as plant-based oil and tallow. We offer an extensive product portfolio, including renewable solutions for the Agro Green, Bio-Lubricants, Eco-Friendly Polyols, Green Polymer Additives, Home & Personal Wellness and OleoBasics markets. With revenue of USD 600 million (2016), the company is headquartered in Malaysia and has manufacturing plants and Technical Development Centers spanning three regions – North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Emery Oleochemicals' global operations are supported by a diverse workforce and an extensive global distribution network covering over 50 countries worldwide.

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