Frank De Castro has joined Solvay Chemicals Inc., Houston, TX,
as Logistics Purchasing manager. As a member of the NAFTA Multi-Site
Purchasing/Corporate Purchasing Network, De Castro will be responsible for
negotiating supply contracts for logistics transportation, warehouses,
terminals and fleet on behalf of the Solvay NAFTA operating companies.
De Castro holds a B.S. in industrial engineering from the Georgia
Institute of Technology, and has over twenty years experience in the chemicals
industry with an emphasis in the management of global transportation and
Solvay Chemicals Inc. is part of the Solvay Group, an international
chemical and pharmaceutical group with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium,
whose companies employ some 28,300 people in 50 countries. In 2008, the
Solvay Group’s consolidated sales amounted to EUR 9.5 billion, generated by its
three sectors of activity: Chemicals, Plastics and Pharmaceuticals.
For more information, visit www.solvay.com