BP and Chinese company launch electrical vehicle charging point venture, energy firm Neste is hoping to expand into Singapore to increase the production of renewable and sustainable products, Anglo American changes up their executive team by introducing diversity, chief of Centrica, Iain Conn is about to step down from his position and Liberty hires Tim Dillon to anchor sales growth in the USA.
BP collaborates with Chinese firm to launch vehicle charging joint venture: Energy giant BP has joined forces with China’s Didi Chuxing (the world’s leading mobile transportation platform) to build an EV charging infrastructure in China. The new scheme will produce charging hubs for Didi’s drivers and the general public. Chairman and CEO of Didi, Cheng Wei said: “We look forward to combining our strengths to create a robust EV charging network for China, promote the growth of the new energy automotive industry, and provide better experience for car owners across the country.” Click here to read more
Neste is branching into Singapore in the interests of renewable sources: Finnish energy giant Neste is set to be expanding into Singapore to extend its capacity to develop both renewable and sustainable products. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, senior minister for Social Policies claimed Neste’s venture was critical for the world we now live in, if we have any hope of conquering the effects of climate change: “It is a major step forward not only for Neste, but for Singapore’s energy and chemicals industry, and for our two countries’ mutual quest to grow, and help the world grow, in an environmentally sustainable way.” Click here to read more
Anglo American changes up their executive team with the integration of diversity: Anglo American recently announced the appointment of Nolitha Fakude and Themba Mkhwanazi to their executive team, alongside two non-executive members, Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita and Hixonia Nyasulu. Chief executive Mark Cutifani claimed the change was an attempt to bring diversity to the top structure of the business: “We will continue to ensure that the non-executive directors on the board represent the full breadth of Anglo American’s business.” Click here to read more
Centrica chief executive Iain Conn is set to step down: British gas owner Centrica’s Iain Conn is set to step down from his position and retire next year. Conn made the decision himself, telling the Today Program that it was a ‘natural time for me to hand over.” Click here to read more
Liberty hires Tim Dillon to spearhead U.S sales growth: Liberty Steel USA has hired experienced steel executive, Tim Dillon in the position of senior vice-president of sales and marketing in the attempt to push the business into the American wire rod market. Dillon stated: “Liberty is clearly the new force in the American wire rod market and I’m very excited to be part of this ambitious drive for growth.” Click here to read more