“Chemistry & The Economy Mid-Year Review & Outlook” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Mr. Paul Hodges of International eChem
Financial markets are again becoming more volatile, threatening the value of our pensions and investments. Commodity markets are soaring, pushing up the cost of living. What are the underlying causes of these dramatic developments? Join our speaker, Paul Hodges, of International eChem, as he shares strategies for riding the waves of these uncertain economic waters. Learn how understanding the economy and chemical industry trends can help you better plan for your career and business!
What You Will Learn
- What happened to our expectations for 2011
- How the government is managing its own economic crisis
- The likelihood of the economy entering full recovery mode or facing a ‘double-dip’ downturn
- A clearer employment outlook for the economy and chemical industry in 2011
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, July 7, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Experts
Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem (IeC). Founded in 2001, IeC has built a reputation as trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry and its investment community. He is also serving as non-executive Chairman of a fast-growing technology spin-out from Heriot Watt University, Scotland. In addition, Paul writes the well-regarded ICIS ‘Chemicals and the Economy’ blog. Previously, Paul was an Executive Director of a $1B global business for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), Vice President of European Aromatics and Derivatives for DeWitt, and Vice President of Europe for ChemConnect.
Dr. Cheryl Martin is currently an Executive in Residence with Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers, a venture capital firm based in California where she assists existing portfolio companies and also performs diligence on potential new opportunities in Green Tech. Prior to this, she was with Rohm and Haas Company for 20 years, most recently as the General Manager for the Paint and Coatings Materials business in Europe, Middle East and Africa from January 2007 until April 2009. She was elected a Corporate Vice President in September 2007. Dr. Martin earned an A.B. degree in Chemistry from the College of the Holy Cross in 1984. She went on to earn a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989.
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