Dubai, UAE – The Methanol Institute (MI)’s Board of Directors elected Ben Iosefa, Vice President for Global Market Development & Stakeholder Relations at Methanex, to serve as Chairman during its quarterly meeting in Dubai on Wednesday. The Board also elected Khalid Al-Mazyed, General Manager of SABIC Americas, Inc., as MI’s Vice Chairman, and Dennis Patrick, Chief Executive Officer of Methanol Holdings Trinidad (MHTL), as MI Treasurer. These positions form MI’s Executive Committee and will serve a two-year term.
Mr. Iosefa thanked the Board for their support, and indicated that he looked forward to serving as MI Chairman. He thanked Mr. Patrick (outgoing MI Chairman) for his dedication and service to MI and the industry in that role. Mr. Patrick’s tenure saw significant changes and expansion at MI, resulting in a better association that was more actively working to expand opportunities for members around the world. Mr. Iosefa commended Mr. Patrick for his leadership in helping MI achieve this growth and milestones.