Mr Tan Kean Hua re-elected Chairman for another term

Category: News Published: Tuesday, 05 June 2012

The AOMG held its 26th AGM on 29 May 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand.  In his address Mr Tan, AOMG Chairman (2010 - 2012) noted that AOMG had undertaken a lot of projects in the past year, the most notable of which was its taking the lead in drafting for RSPO the rules for physical transition of oleochemicals and derivatives.  The ongoing project is led by Mr Choong Wai Tuck.  This underlines the continuing support of AOMG members for RSPO.

AOMG ran a HAZOP study training course specially designed for the oleochemical industry for its members.  The highly successful course in Bangkok was attended by 25 members from all member countries viz Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand.  It was opportunity for learning and understanding and for AOMG experts to share their knowledge and experience to ensure our industry maintains a high standard of process safety.

 Mr Tan welcomed Ms Lim Yee Mein as the new Statistics Chair as well as the Vice Chairman, Mr Tan I Tjhang.  The statistics compilation exercise (capacity) is not only used by members but referred to by governments and industry associations worldwide to determine industry performance and trends.  The meeting noted that there will be a tremendous increase in capacity in ASEAN over the next two years.

Going forward the Exco re-elected Mr Tan as Chairman for another term (2012 - 2014) and Mr Taveesak Taipitak as Vice-Chairman.  The day before the Technical Committee had elected Mr Goh Eng Choor as Chairman and Mr Non Siriprapapornchai as Vice-Chairman.  The Exco agreed to another technical workshop on process safety and sustainability which will be held in Bali, Indonesia from 16 - 17 July 2012.  The details of this will be announced soon.

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