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Al-Benyan to inaugurate GPCA Annual Forum as Chairman

As the newly elected Chairman of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), Yousef Al-Benyan, SABIC Vice Chairman and CEO, will inaugurate the association’s Annual Forum to be held in Dubai from November 27 to 29.

Al-Benyan will introduce the forum’s theme, “Competiveness, Riding New Waves,” and join other global business leaders in sharing insights on how to ride new market conditions to competitive advantage.

The Forum’s topics include: The New Norm of the Energy Landscape; Headwinds in the Chemical Industry – Challenges or Opportunities?; Changing, Adapting and Renewing…the Recipe for Success; Tackling the Barriers to Develop and Retain Skilled Talent; Innovation and Sustainability at the Heart of Business Strategy; Financial and Investment Strategies for Success in the Chemical Industry.

Al-Benyan, who was previously the Vice Chairman of the GPCA, assumed the role of Chairman in May this year.

SABIC is a founding member of the GPCA, which is now in its 11th year of existence, representing the downstream industry in the Arabian Gulf region. Since its inception, membership has grown to include 250 companies from the chemical sector and its supporting industries. The association’s full members accounts for over 95% of the petrochemical output in the GCC by volume. The association runs six world-class events each year, and advocates for the common interests of GCC’s petrochemicals industry.