Iran's petroleum minister appoints new CEO for National Petrochemical Company

Iran's petroleum minister appoints new CEO for National Petrochemical Company
Published: 28 November 2018 - 2 a.m.
By: Martin Menachery

Iran's minister of petroleum Bijan Zangeneh has appointed Behzad Mohammadi as the new chief executive officer of the National Petrochemical Company.

Bijan Zangeneh issued a decree appointing Behzad Mohammadi as a new member of the board of directors of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC) for three years and the company’s CEO. Mohammadi replaced Reza Norouzzadeh as NPC CEO.

By taking his new position, Mohammadi – a graduate of chemical engineering – has also become deputy petroleum minister for petrochemical affairs.

Earlier, Mohammadi served as the managing director of Oil Industries' Engineering and Construction (OIEC) and managing director of Oil Industries Commissioning and Operation Company (OICO), among other key posts in Iran’s oil industry.

The appointment came as Reza Norouzzadeh is stepping down because of retirement.


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