| Starting August 1, he will replace Joaquín García-Estañ | Repsol has appointed Antonio Mestre Gómez as the new director of the Cartagena refinery to replace Joaquín García-Estañ, who takes over the management of ILBOC, a company specialized in the production of state-of-the-art lubricating bases.These appointments are part of an increasingly efficient, flexible and agile organization, in which talent, leadership, digitization and new ways of working continue to be promoted, and with the aim of making Repsol a company with zero net emissions in the year 2050.Antonio Mestre Gómez, who has been at the head of the Directorate of Reliability and Maintenance of the Cartagena refinery since 2013, is an industrial engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a graduate in Business Sciences from UNED.
He began his career at Repsol twenty years ago at the Tarragona refinery, in the area of ??Dynamic Equipment.
In 2004 he assumed different responsibilities in the Engineering and Maintenance areas of the Puertollano refinery.
Seven years later he was appointed director of Reliability and Maintenance at the A Coruña Industrial Complex, until he was transferred to Cartagena.Joaquín García-Estañ, until now director of the Repsol refinery in Cartagena, has been appointed director of ILBOC.
The company owned by Repsol and SK manufactures state-of-the-art lubricants at its Valle de Escombreras plant.
ILBOC plans to make a new investment to expand the capacity of this plant and thus respond to the growing demand for this type of lubricant.