Tallamraju to succeed Holthusen as CTO of Petronas Lubricants
Eric Holthusen will be stepping down as chief technology officer (CTO) for PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) at the end of this month. For the last nine years, Holthusen served as chief operating officer (COO) and subsequently as CTO leading the formation of PLI’s global Technical Service outfit establishing technical centres in Brazil, India, China and North America.
Succeeding Holthusen is Ravi Tallamraju, a 33-year veteran in the additive and lubricant industry. Tallamraju joined PLI in 2015 and has served as head of Technical Services in Asia and Americas, and recently held the position of PLI’s head of Research and Technology.
The above changes will be effective from 1st September 2022.