28 June 2019

Neste appoints Mercedes Alonso as Executive Vice President, Renewable Polymers and Chemicals, and member of the Neste Executive Committee

Neste Corporation, Stock Exchange Release, 28 June 2019 at 9 a.m. (EET)

Mercedes Alonso, (M.Sc. Chem), has been appointed as Executive Vice President for Renewable Polymers and Chemicals of Neste Corporation and member of the Neste Executive Committee. She will join Neste on September 2019, at the latest, and will report to President and CEO Peter Vanacker. She will also be the Managing Director of Neste Germany GmbH.

Mercedes Alonso will transfer to Neste from LyondellBasell.

"I am happy to have Mercedes Alonso to lead our new Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business unit, and to strengthen our Executive Committee. She has a wide experience in marketing and business management in specialty chemicals and plastics industries. Her broad international experience from the polymers industry, and multicultural leadership skills are valuable assets in executing Neste’s growth strategy,” says President and CEO Peter Vanacker.

“I am truly excited to join Neste. I am looking forward to using my expertise in the field of chemicals and polymers to facilitate growth in the Renewable Chemicals and Polymers business, contributing to the continued transformation of Neste,” says Mercedes Alonso.

CV and photo are attached to this release.

Neste Corporation

Susanna Sieppi
Vice President, Communications (act.)

More information: Peter Vanacker, President and CEO, Neste, tel. +358 10 458 11

Neste in brief

Neste (NESTE, Nasdaq Helsinki) creates sustainable solutions for transport, business, and consumer needs. Our wide range of renewable products enable our customers to reduce climate emissions. We are the world's largest producer of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also to the aviation and plastics industries. We are also a technologically advanced refiner of high-quality oil products. We want to be a reliable partner with widely valued expertise, research, and sustainable operations. In 2018, Neste's revenue stood at EUR 14.9 billion. In 2019, Neste placed 3rd on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable companies in the world. Read more: neste.com