MOL Group and Wood Group Executives Join AspenTech OPTIMIZE™ 2013 Keynote Lineup
Dr. Béla Kelemen, SVP, MOL Group Supply Chain Management, and John Kearney, Technical Director, Wood Group to Share Industry Perspectives for Global Process Manufacturing and Engineering Companies
BURLINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Aspen Technology, Inc. (NAS: AZPN) , a leading provider of software and services to the process industries, announced the addition of Dr. Béla Kelemen, Senior Vice President of MOL Group Supply Chain Management (SCM), and John Kearney, Technical Director of Wood Group, to address AspenTech’s global audience at OPTIMIZE 2013. Kelemen and Kearney join Professor George Stephanopoulos of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and AspenTech’s President and CEO Mark Fusco and Executive Vice President, Manolis Kotzabasakis, as headline speakers at OPTIMIZE 2013‘s opening plenary session.
Dr. Kelemen is Senior Vice President of MOL Group Supply Chain Management. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of MOL Group Refining and Marketing and Vice President of MOL Group Refining. Before joining MOL Group, Kelemen held various senior-level sales and trading roles, including Director of Refinery & Marketing at Slovnaft, where he now serves as a board member.
John Kearney, Technical Director, Wood Group, has more than 30 years of industry experience, holding senior leadership positions in engineering, construction, and operations and maintenance. He has worked with the world’s leading Exploration & Production companies including Shell, BP and ExxonMobil.
Professor George Stephanopoulos is the Arthur D. Little Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT, and a Principal Investigator in the Process Systems Engineering Lab. He has received numerous honors and awards over the years, and is the author of Intelligent Systems in Process Engineering: Paradigms for Product and Process Design and Chemical Process Control: An Introduction to Theory and Practice.
About the AspenTech OPTIMIZE Conference
AspenTech’s OPTIMIZE is the only conference dedicated to the exchange of engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain best practices for the process industries. OPTIMIZE brings together thought leaders, influencers, and experts from the top process manufacturers and engineering firms worldwide to share insight to reduce costs, improve margins, and increase profit using aspenONE® software.
Featuring nearly 100 real-world cases presented by AspenTech customers, OPTIMIZE 2013 will take place in Boston from May 6-8. Sponsors and media partners include Microsoft, AIChE, Applied Control