RPM has announced an organizational reshuffle in which its group presidents will report directly to chairman and CEO Frank Sullivan, leading to the early retirement of COO Ronald Rice. Rice has been a part of RPM’s leadership team for over two decades, according to Sullivan.
RPM in late June announced a deal with activist investor Elliott Management (New York) under which it will undertake some governance changes.
By Vincent Valk
Source: Chemical Week
During a European Industry Summit held on the site of BASF in Antwerp, leaders from basic industry sectors, representing 7.8 million workers in Europe, joined forces with European trade unions and European leaders to address pressing concerns regarding Europe’s industrial landscape.
The use of blue or low-carbon hydrogen, made from natural gas with carbon capture and storage (CCS), could increase near-term global warming by 50% compared with burning fossil fuels directly for energy if emissions are not properly managed, according to a new study by NGO the US Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University of Arizona.
In a move to improve the supply of renewable hydrogen and thus reduce dependence on natural gas and contribute to achieving the objectives of the European Green Deal and the REPowerEU plan, the EU Commission has approved a third Important project of common European interest (IPCEI) to support hydrogen infrastructure.