Eric Holthusen

Eric G. Holthusen

Eric G. Holthusen has a wealth of experience in the lubricants industry since joining Shell in Hamburg, Germany, in 1989. During his time at Shell, Eric held a variety of roles in lubricants and fuels technology, testing, and marketing. In 2001, he took up the role of Managing Director of Shell Research Eastern in Singapore and as Fuels Technology Manager for the region. In 2004, Eric moved to Shell’s Asia Pacific Service Centre in Kuala Lumpur to lead the regional fuel technology group with responsibility for managing the technical implementation of retail fuels globally from 2010. In 2011, Eric joined Saudi Aramco as an advisor to their R&D organisation, developing their downstream technology strategy and implementing a global R&D network with laboratories in Europe, America and Asia. In 2013, he moved to Petronas Lubricants International, where he served as Chief Operating Officer until August 2018. In September 2018 until he retired in August 2022, he served as Chief Technology Officer.