25 Feb 2024

New Chair for VLS

Jacquie Berryman has been named as the new Chair at The Verification of Lubricant Specifications (VLS), taking over from Mike Bewsey who has become President of the United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA).

Currently Industry Liaison Advisor at Infineum, Jacquie has been part of VLS since 2015 as a member of the Supervisory Board. She is also Past President of the Additives Technical Committee (ATC).

Commenting on her new role, Jacquie said: “VLS has an important role to play in helping lubricant manufacturers and marketers to navigate a complex and changing market. We must also continue to support and educate end users by upholding industry standards, ensuring that retail consumers are protected and that workshops can fit products with confidence, whatever type of vehicle or engine they are working with.”

VLS Company Secretary David Wright added: “It has been a pleasure to work with Mike for the past eight years, and we would like to thank him for his support for VLS. We look forward to working with Jacquie and continuing VLS’s work to ensure consumer confidence and trust in the UK lubricants industry.”