Emery Oleochemicals, a global specialty chemical manufacturer, announced the appointment of Eric Cecilio as global business director to lead its Bio-Lubricants division. Emery Oleochemicals is a pioneer in the field of oleochemistry with 175 plus 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.
Cecilio’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. Cecilio 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.
Emery Oleochemicals offers 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 USD600 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.