Sasol Limited: Appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur Lewin as Non-Executive Director of Sasol
JOHANNESBURG, March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Sasol is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Gregory Arthur (Greg) Lewin as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.
Between 2003 and 2009, Mr Lewin held the position of President, Shell Global Solutions and served as an Executive Vice President on Shell’s Downstream Leadership team with activities in more than 100 countries.
He previously served in various countries as, amongst other positions, Vice President: Strategy, Portfolio Execution and Environment for Shell International Petroleum Company, Vice President: Manufacturing, Supply and Distribution for Shell Europe Oil Products and Vice President Shell Global Solutions for Shell International Oil Products BV.
Mr Lewin was elected President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, which is the Royal Society for professional Chemical Engineers with a membership of 30,000, primarily located in the United Kingdom, Australia and Malaysia. He served in this position from 2006 to 2007.
Mr Lewin obtained BE (Chem) and MBA degrees from the University of Melbourne. He also holds FIChemE, CEng and CSci qualifications.
The Chairman of Sasol, Mrs Hixonia Nyasulu said: “On behalf of our Board, I welcome Greg as a non-executive director of our company. He brings a wealth of relevant international industry experience to Sasol, and we are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to join our Board. His appointment contributes materially to the diversity of skills on Sasol’s board at a time when a number of large capital projects will be considered by the Board.”
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Sasol is an energy business with substantial chemical interests. Based in South Africa and operating worldwide, Sasol is listed on the NYSE and JSE stock exchanges. We are the leading provider of liquid fuels in South Africa and a major international producer of chemicals. Sasol uses proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technologies for the commercial production of synthetic fuels and chemicals from low-grade coal and natural gas. We manufacture more than 200 fuel and chemical products that are sold worldwide. In South Africa we also operate coal mines to provide feedstock for our synthetic fuels plants. Sasol operates the only inland crude oil refinery in South Africa. The group produces crude oil in offshore Gabon, supplies Mozambican natural gas to end-user customers and petrochemical plants in South Africa, and with partners involved in gas-to-liquids fuel joint ventures in Qatar and Nigeria. Internet address: http://www.sasol.com