Brussels – Christopher Metz, who is vice president, business management for isocyanates at BASF, has been elected as the new president of ISOPA, the European Diisocyanate and Polyol Producers Association.
Metz elected ISOPA president
Metz was previously a vice president of the organisation, and succeeds Herman Motmans of Dow. Erik Vangronsveld of Huntsman has been appointed as a vice president.
Jorg Palmersheim, ISOPA/Alipa secretary general said: 'Christopher and Erik will support ISOPA in meeting today's challenges and opportunities.' ISOPA said that the industry has to navigate the European Green deal and the EU's ambitious Chemical Strategy for Sustainability. It is also launching a training programme for industrial and professional users of diiscocyanates, which it said will set a new bar for health and safety.