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Neste Appoints Annika Tibbe as Interim President, Neste US

Neste Corporation, News, 30 August 2023

Neste has appointed Annika Tibbe Interim President, Neste US, as of 16 August 2023. In her interim capacity, she will drive the development of the regional growth strategy, and act as Neste’s senior representative in the Americas. She will continue to act as Global Vice President of Logistics & Operations, Renewables Platform, and will report to Carl Nyberg, Executive Vice President, Renewable Platform, in both roles.

Annika Tibbe brings a wealth of senior leadership and supply chain experience to her new position, with lengthy tenures in the fast-paced consumer goods and agricultural sectors prior to joining Neste in 2021. A native of the Netherlands, she holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, and a Master of Science in Operations Management & Logistics from Eindhoven University of Technology. 

Tibbe will relocate to Houston for the duration of her interim assignment. 

“Annika is a great fit for this position and I am grateful for her willingness to assume an additional, critical responsibility. I look forward to working with her to pave the way for future growth in a region of paramount importance to Neste,” says Carl Nyberg. 

“I had the opportunity to work in our Houston office last year, and I am so pleased to be returning in a new, exciting role. I look forward to collaborating closely with my colleagues in the months ahead to position the company for continued success in a key region,” says Tibbe.  

Chris Cooper, the previous President, Neste US, has left the company to pursue other opportunities. 

“I thank Chris for serving as President, Neste US over the past year, and for his prior contributions to our Renewable Aviation business. I wish him well in his future endeavours,” continues Nyberg. 

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Neste in brief

Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates solutions for combating climate change and accelerating a shift to a circular economy. The company refines waste, residues and innovative raw materials into renewable fuels and sustainable feedstock for plastics and other materials. 

As the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel and a forerunner in developing renewable and circular feedstock solutions for polymers and chemicals, Neste helps its customers to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20 million tons annually by 2030.

The company’s ambition is to make the Porvoo oil refinery in Finland the most sustainable refinery in Europe by 2030. Neste is committed to reaching carbon-neutral production by 2035, and will reduce the carbon emission intensity of sold products by 50% by 2040. Neste has also set high standards for biodiversity, human rights and the supply chain. The company has consistently been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices and the Global 100 list of the world’s most sustainable companies. In 2022, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 25.7 billion. Read more: neste.com