December 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;12/3/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 21, p11
Trade Publication
The article features various executives in the petrochemical industry and lists their contributions in the industry. Chairman and chief executive officer Brian Ferguson of Eastman Chemical Co. has revitalized the company's manufacturing process in making commodities like methanol and ammonia. Hiromasa Yonekura, president of Sumitomo Chemical Co., has implemented a bold and innovative strategy for the corporate growth of the company.


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