The 2017 ICIS Top 40 Power Players Ranking Revealed

The 2017 ICIS Top 40 Power Players Ranking Revealed

LONDON and NEW YORK, December 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

The ICIS Top 40 Power Players, a global annual ranking of the leading senior executives making the greatest positive impact on their companies and the industry, has been published by ICIS Chemical Business magazine.

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“These leaders demonstrate vision and take actions to drive their companies forward through investment, culture change, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring. It was a dynamic year, with no shortage of great candidates,” said Joseph Chang, global editor of ICIS Chemical Business.

LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel takes the top position in 2017, followed by INEOS chairman Jim Ratcliffe at #2, and DowDuPont CEO Ed Breen at #3.

“This recognition is one that I share with the more than 13,000 employees around the world who are setting new benchmarks for excellence every day,” said LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel.

“While we continue to remain focused on the fundamentals of safety, reliability and cost, we are also thinking about the future and how our great company will become even stronger in the coming years,” he added.

The ICIS Top 40 Power Players ranking is based on selections from the global ICIS senior editorial staff.

Download the ICIS Top 40 Power Players at (registration required).

About ICIS  

ICIS Chemical Business is part of ICIS

ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider, with divisions spanning energy and fertilizers. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering valuable information and analytics tools which enable our customers to identify and react to opportunities in markets which are constantly evolving. We have more than 30 years’ of experience in providing pricing intelligence and news, forecast data, market analytics and independent consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 600, ICIS has employees based in London, Houston, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Beijing, Mumbai, Tokyo, Karlsruhe, and Milan. ICIS’ team of journalists is engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication. ICIS has a compliance framework that along with its methodologies and business processes adheres to the requirements of the IOSCO PRA Principles.  

ICIS is a division of Reed Business Information, part of RELX Group.

About Reed Business Information 

Reed Business Information provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation, where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional customers across industries.

About RELX Group 

RELX Group is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. The Group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs approximately 30,000 people, of whom almost half are in North America. RELX PLC is a London listed holding company which owns 52.9% of RELX Group. RELX NV is an Amsterdam listed holding company which owns 47.1% of RELX Group. The shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX and RENX. The total market capitalisation is approximately £34.4bn/€39.0bn/$46.0bn.

For media inquiries, contact:
Joseph Chang
Global Editor
ICIS Chemical Business
T: +212-791-4224
[email protected]


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