New Marketing Director at Nynas – focuses on growth
Dr. Valentina Serra Holm has been appointed Marketing Director for Nynas Naphthenics business. Valentina succeeds Jean-Marie Toullat who will take on a role as Senior Advisor at Nynas.
“This is obviously a great opportunity and challenge for me personally. I see a continued focus on growth for Nynas, both in respective customer segments as well as an organic growth in different parts of the world. I will continue to reinforce the strengths that make us unique today. Our high degree of specialization, local presence and personal approach coupled with a high degree of technical knowledge. These are proven strengths that we will continue to develop. I will manage our large product offering and ensure that the added volume coming from our planned acquisition* of the Harburg refinery in Germany will come to great use worldwide.” says Dr. Serra Holm.
Valentina takes on the responsibility with vast experience from the specialty oil market. With a Ph D in Chemical Reaction Engineering from Abo Akademi, Finland, and a PhD in Chemical Plants from Polytechnic of Turin, Italy she has the knowledge and the proven drive to take Nynas further.
Valentina joined Nynas AB in 2001 and is most recently coming from a positions as Market Manager for Nynas business area for lubricants. As a renowned and appreciated speaker at conferences and as chairman of several industry forums i.e. ELGI AGMs, the Tribology Colloquium in Esslingen and the Icis World Base Oil and Lubricant Conference in London, Valentina is well known to the industry.
* Acquisition is subject to pending EU approval
For more information, contact:
Dr. Valentina Serra-Holm
Tel: +46-70-284 89 40
Tel: +46-73-087 12 00
Nynas’ business is specialised oil applications – using oil to create sustainable value. Within its field of specialisation, Nynas is a global technical partner providing customers with a wide range of products for many demanding applications. Nynas has around 860 employees, production facilities in Europe, North and South America and offices in more than 30 countries. Together with an effective distribution system, this generates a EUR 2 billion turnover and history of stable growth. Nynas is a widely recognised brand and a leader in its key markets – the developer and global technical leader of the premium specialty oils market and one of Europe’s leading supplier of high quality bitumen.