With an attractive and entertaining speech, he shared his thoughts about defining a vision of success, building ambitious plans, involving the teams, reinforcing leadership.
As Kevin said “The fun begins where your comfort zone ends”.
The automotive industry is the usual focus for Gaskell’s speeches as this is where he has 25 year experience including 20 years as CEO of 5 market leading companies including Porsche, Lamborghini and BMW. He has included references to and lessons from the following:
• Porsche – how to take a broken company from the position of last in the market to first in the market in 5 years
• Lamborghini – how to resurrect a failing brand
• BMW – how to improve sales by 45% and profitability by 500% in 5 years
The Chairperson of the Annual Congress of the European Lubricants Industry is Ms Geeta Agashe.
Geeta Agashe is a Vice President for the Energy Practice of Kline & company, a global consulting firm serving the petroleum, chemical, and consumer products industries.
Her background includes work in strategy and market development, technology and economic feasibility analysis, benchmarking analysis, customer satisfaction and image analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and other business analyses in the global basestocks, finished lubricants, lubricant and fuel additives, waxes, asphalt, process oils, and other related petroleum specialty markets.
She is a well known speaker having presented at many ICIS, Fuels & Lubes Asia, NPRA and STLE conferences. Ms. Agashe holds a MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, one of the top ten business schools in India; and a MBA from Loyola College in Baltimore, MD, USA.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
|UEIL Board of Directors’ Meeting||16,30-18,30|
|Welcome Dinner at the Dubrovnik Palace Hotel|
Sponsored by Petronas
Thursday 27 October 2017
|Welcome by Jos Jong, UEIL President||09,45-10,00|
|Inspirational Speaker - Kevin Gaskell||10,00-11,00|
|Coffee Break sponsored by CRODA||11,00-11,30|
|Global Lubricants 2010, Geeta Agashe - Kline||11,30-12,00|
|Raw Materials and Complexity in R&D of Lubricants, Christine Fuchs - Fuchs Petrolub AG||12,00-12,30|
|Effects of Lubricant Ageing Routes on Retained Low Temperature Pumpability Performance of Top Tier Oils, Dani Baxter – Infineum Ltd||12,30-13,00|
|Lunch sponsored by Zeller+Gmelin||13,00-14,30|
|The age of carbon, fuel economy ||14,30-16,00|
|Coffee Break sponsored by CRODA||16,00-16,30|
Naphthenic base oil marketing approach as an example of specialization, Valentina Serra-Holm - Nynas
The impact of social Media on Lubricants Marketing, Sebastian Crawshaw - OATS
|Gala Dinner at the Revelin Fortress, Dubrovnik|
Sponsored by SIP Ltd
Friday 28 October 2011
Voting system session
Diversification of Group III, Hans Groen, Petronas
|Coffee Break sponsored by ILMA||10,45-11,15|
|European Regulatory Session ||11,15-13,00|
UEIL General Assembly
Saturday 23 October 2010 - Tourism Day
|Tour of Dubrovnik - Highlights of the city||09,00-16,30|