Virtual Talk: Abraham Klip Moskinky, CEO at Unigel Mexico
The Career of a Chemical Engineer: Exciting, Global, and Always Evolving
Welcome alumnus Abraham Klip Moshinsky (MS ’81) virtually to campus during National Hispanic Heritage month. Join us for a chat on working internationally and learn tips for success in a global economy. This talk is open to all current ChE students.
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Mr. Abraham Klip is currently CEO of Unigel Mexico.
Unigel is a Brazilian Group, leader in Latin America producing Styrenics, Acrylics, fertilizers, between others.
From 2008 – 2016 he was Director of Operations at INDUSTRIAS BRE, (BRE GROUP) responsible for the daily operations of businesses like oil refining (Silver Eagle Refining, Utah), ammunitions (Remington plant, Mexico), real estate investments (St Regis Hotel Mexico City), and others.
From 2002 to 2007 he was Vice-President of Pemex Petroquimica, responsible for Planning and Projects Development. In charge of revamping plants of Ethylene Oxyde, Styrene, VCM, and building a new Polyethylene Plant (swing plant, to produce both LLDPE and HDPE, gas phase technology).
He received his Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (1979) graduating with honors and receiving the “Best Students in Mexico Award”.
He received his Masters of Science Degree at the University of Texas at Austin (1981), his thesis work being published by the Chemical Engineering Progress Magazine and received the “Best Publication Award” by the South Texas Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Mr. Klip worked (1981-1985) as a Process Engineer for several companies belonging to the “DESC Group” (Formerly Monsanto de Mexico: Chemical Specialties, Fatty Acids, Feed Grade Products), eventually becoming its Technical Manager (1986-1988) and later on as Operations Vice President for its Synthetic Rubber Business Units (Solution and emulsion technologies, 1989-1991).