MUMBAI, India, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorf Ketal Chemicals India Private Ltd. (Dorf Ketal), a global leader in specialty chemicals announces the appointment of Ms. Aileen Valera to the position of Senior Technical Services Manager, Heavy Fuel Oil & Branded Fuel Business. Ms. Valera brings over 16 years of technical and marketing experience in the petroleum industry at Chevron, Petron and Afton Chemical including participation in the development of oil product national standards and regulations. Most recently, her responsibilities at Afton Chemical included provision of technical service to refineries and marketing divisions of oil companies in the Asia Pacific region.
"Aileen's experience working for major oil companies and suppliers to major oil companies will greatly benefit Dorf Ketal customers," stated Dr. Miltos Papachristos, CEO and President Dorf Ketal Global Fuels Additives business. "Her knowledge of product formulation development, product approvals, and positioning of branded fuels, lubricants, bitumen and specialties provides a strong foundation for growing our business through excellent customer service."
"Global Fuels Additives is a strategic growth market for Dorf Ketal and power generation, marine and branded fuels are new market segments for us," commented Mr. Sudhir Menon, Chairman and Managing Director of Dorf Ketal. "These markets are characterized by technical innovation, customer technical service and the industry knowledge to quantify the value for the customer. We are making excellent progress in strengthening our position in these markets."
About Dorf Ketal
Dorf Ketal Chemicals India Private Ltd. (www.dorfketal.com) is a privately owned specialty chemical company based in Mumbai, India with operations in the Asia Pacific, China, Europe, South America and North America. Dorf Ketal is the industry's fastest-growing provider of formulated specialty chemicals to upstream and downstream hydrocarbon markets and the market leader in organometallic catalysts and cross-linkers serving a broad range of applications and industries. The firm's core strategic focus on new chemistries is reflected in numerous patents and industry recognition for innovation to solve our customer's most demanding problems.
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