ART Designated Jag Reddy As Managing Director

ART Designated Jag Reddy As Managing Director

Chevron and Grace Hydro processing Catalysts Joint Venture Executive Committee has appointed Jag Reddy to lead Advanced Refining Technologies LLC.

FREMONT, CA: Advanced Refining Technologies LLC (ART) has appointed Jag Reddy as ART's Managing Director. He succeeds André Lanning, who led the business since 2014. ART is one of the best suppliers of hydro processing catalysts that produce cleaner fuels, and also a joint venture of Grace and Chevron.

Established in 2001, ART is considered as a global leader in hydro processing catalysts. The innovative technologies of ART enable refiners to remove sulfur and other impurities from petroleum products to produce cleaner burning transportation fuels.

President of Grace's Refining Technologies segment and Director of ART, Tem Petti, says that he is grateful to André for his leadership over the last five years. He has raised the already-close collaboration between the two partner companies and delivered outstanding results. He also mentioned that he is fortunate to be turning over the venture to someone with Reddy's deep experience and track record for providing value to customers. He is confident that he will continue to grow and improve the business.

Jag Reddy has pursued an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management and a master's in Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering, both at Northwestern University. He has also earned a master's in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from India.

As he assumes leadership of ART, Reddy will remain a member of the senior leadership team at Grace. He joined the company as Vice President of Strategy and Growth in 2018. Before coming to Grace, Reddy served as Vice President and General Manager, Water Technologies Strategic Business Unit, and Vice President, Corporate Strategy at Pentair PLC. Earlier, he held leadership roles at ITT Corporation and its spin-off, Xylem Inc. in the company's China, India, Middle East, and Latin America markets.

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