SABIC Manager awarded as ‘Best Young Executive in Chemical Industry’
Fabrice C. Bertinchamps decorated with the Handelsblatt Stratley Award 2012
Dr. Fabrice C. Bertinchamps, General Manager Business Strategy, Polymers SBU at SABIC has been awarded the Handelsblatt Stratley Award 2012 for ‘Best Young Executive in Chemical Industry'. He received the award during the 13th Handelsblatt conference on chemistry in Frankfurt, Germany on May 10, 2012.
Bertinchamps joined SABIC (Saudi Basic Industries Corporation) in 2009. Before, he worked for Total Petrochemicals. The Belgian studied Chemical Engineering at the Université Catholique de Louvain.
Entrants to the Handelsblatt Stratley Award competition should be under 40 years of age and have distinguished themselves through their leadership, creativity and involvement in one or more projects. They should also have proven their business acumen, analytical abilities, organizational talent, assertiveness and team spirit.
As part of the scrutiny process, Bertinchamps had to present himself before the jury along with other finalists for almost an hour-long interview about his career. He was eventually selected as the winner by the jury comprising leading figures in the chemical industry.
Commenting of the achievement, Yousef Al-Benyan, EVP, Corporate Human Resources, said, "SABIC's success is built on the people who make up the company, and their integrity. This is indeed a proud moment for SABIC and our employees. The accomplishment demonstrates how as a highly successful global company we manage human resources as a strategic asset, striving for excellence at every level."