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Lifetime Contribution 2023 Award Winner Announced

We received a fantastic variety of nominations for our first ever Women in Focus Lifetime Contribution Award. Many incredible women from across the globe who have made countless invaluable contributions to lubrication chemistry and standards as well as inspiring and leading the next generation of women in the industry.

Our winner was nominated for this award due to her spirit, determination and tireless energetic fighting spirit. Described as “a driving force for woman in general, always standing near the spotlights, and sharing this with others.”

I am delighted to announce Martine Union, Key account Manager at GADOT Group, as the winner of Base Oils & Lubes Connect’s Women in Focus 2023 Lifetime Contribution Award.

Martine began her career at Chevron where she spent 6 years before moving to Afton Chemical. She then worked at ADPO Group & VLS Group before joining GADOT Group in 2018. Active in our industry for over 30 years, Martine has always been at the forefront of pushing boundaries for the women active in it. In her spare time, Martine has also acted as Chair and Board Member at Soroptimist International, a global volunteer movement aiming to educate, empower and enable opportunities for women and girls worldwide.

Congratulations Martine!