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Marketing Director

Valentina Serra-Holm earned a PhD in Chemical Reaction Engineering from Abo Akademi University in Finland in 2000 and a PhD in Chemical Plants from Polytechnic of Turin in Italy in 1997.

From 1996 to 2001 she worked as Senior Researcher at Abo Akademi University in Finland.

During her academic career, she has published more than 40 scientific papers in the field of industrial catalysis and is co-assignee of a world patent for manufacturing of polyols.

In 2001, Dr. Serra-Holm joined Nynas AB, where she held several positions within the technical and marketing departments before being appointed to lead the Marketing and Technology department in 2015.

In her current position Dr. Serra-Holm holds the global responsibility for technical development and marketing of naphthenic oils within Nynas. Her main focus areas are the application and marketing of specialty oils in finished industrial lubricants.

Valentina is President of UEIL (The Union of the European Lubricant Industry) and ELGI board member and serves as course instructor at ELGI, NLGI and STLE.

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