THE WOODS, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Encina Development Group (“Encina”), a company that produces circular chemicals from plastic waste, has announced the appointment of Carlos Cabrera to its board of directors.
“We are honored to welcome Carlos Cabrera to the Board of Directors of Encina,” said David Schwedel, Executive Director of Encina. “Carlos’ global industry expertise and strong leadership will be invaluable to Encina as we grow our business to deliver high value circular chemicals to the market.”
“The circular economy inspires a different way of thinking about waste and production,” said Cabrera. “Encina’s unique circular chemistry plastic technology helps customers advance their sustainability goals and practices.
Mr. Cabrera is currently Executive Chairman of the Board of Genomatica, a leader in bioengineering and bio-based business processes. He is a board member of the Gas Technology Institute and a distinguished partner of FGE, a global energy consultancy.
He was previously President, President and CEO of UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, which supplies and licenses process technology and services to the petrochemical, refining and gas processing industries. He received the Honeywell 2008 Senior Leadership Award, the company’s highest honor bestowed on its executives. He was previously Executive Chairman of Ivanhoe Energy; a director at Gevo; and the CEO of China’s National Institute for Low Carbon and Clean Energy.
In February 2021, Mr. Cabrera was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the development and commercialization of widely adopted processes for fuels and chemical intermediates. Induction is one of the highest professional honors bestowed on an engineer, honoring his achievements and contributions in the field.
Mr. Cabrera has also won numerous awards and honors, including the Fuels and Petrochemicals Division Leadership Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; the corporate elite of a Hispanic business magazine; and ISA Honorary Life Fellow of the Instrument Society of America.
About the Encina Development Group
Encina Development Group implements solutions to produce circular chemicals from plastic waste. Encina’s basic circular chemicals form the foundation that helps customers meet their renewable energy goals and create a pathway to produce circular products in a wide range of products, consumer products and packaging. pharmaceuticals, construction and more. www.encina.com.