Michelin’s Minguet to address World Rubber Summit
The organisers of the World Rubber Summit 2015 have secured the presence of Michelin senior vice-president and chief procurement officer Luc Minguet as a keynote speaker. According to SingEx Exhibitions and the International Rubber Study Group, Minguet will provide key insights on how Michelin is putting its aims of making transportation cleaner, safer, more accessible and affordable into action. “He will share practical examples of programmes and initiatives which Michelin are developing in their procurement chain that contribute towards attaining the company’s vision of sustainable mobility,” reports SingEx.
Held under the umbrella of World Rubber Week, the World Rubber Summit 2015 will take place alongside Tyrexpo Asia on 24 and 25 March 2015. The theme for this year’s summit is ‘Productivity & Sustainability for Tomorrow’s Market – What drives it?’ Other confirmed speakers include Rajiv Budhraja, the secretary general for India’s Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association (ATMA); Fazilet Cinaralp, secretary general for the European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturers Association (ETRMA); and Sheela Thomas, the secretary general for the Association of Natural Rubber Producing Countries (ANRPC).