New appointments at Chevron Lubricants | Sunday Observer

New appointments at Chevron Lubricants

27 September, 2020

Chevron Lubricants Lanka Plc (CLLP) has appointed Muhammad Najam Shamsuddin as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from October 1.

Shamsuddin’s appointments follow the leadership transition of roles in CLLP with the resignation of Pat McCloud, as McCloud moves to a different role within Chevron. Shamsuddin brings more than 15 years of international industry experience in the oil and gas sector, joining Chevron in 2004 and moving through multiple positions of increasing responsibilities in Pakistan, the Middle East, and several markets in Asia.

“The Chevron Lubricants Lanka team is strong as demonstrated by the Company’s improved performance and strong results in a period of great adversity,” said CLLP’s Chairperson,Ms. Rochna Kaul. “While we will miss Pat in Colombo, Najam’s leadership and knowledge of the industry will prove to be a great benefit to the Company.”

Before joining CLLP, Shamsuddin was the Area Business Manager for Chevron’s Asia Pacific Cluster markets, a position he held since April 2019. In that role, Shamsuddin oversaw profitable growth for Chevron Lubricants in Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia and other export countries.

Shamsuddin holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration (Hons) and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Institute of Business Administration Karachi, Pakistan.

McCloud joined CLLP in October 2018 and has led the Company to achieve top-line and bottom-line growth in FY2019. McCloud will assume a new position with Chevron based in the United Kingdom.

Ms. Kaul added, “Pat has made noteworthy achievementsin his two years at CLLP, with his strong focus on customer needs and workforce morale.We thank him for his significant contributions to our business and the Chevron Lanka team.”

Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC (CLLP)is Sri Lanka’s premiere marketer of world-class lubricants. CLLP engages in blending, manufacturing, importing, distributing, and marketing lubricants oils, greases, brake fluids, and specialty products in Sri Lanka.

The Company offers its products for industrial, commercial, and consumer applications. CLLP markets its products under the Chevron, Caltex, and Texaco brands. The Company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.