Belgium-based LBC Tank Terminals appointed Haroun van Hovell chairman of its board of directors effective June 1 and said interim chairman Edward Sigar will remain on the board as a director. LBC is a global independent operator of bulk liquid storage facilities for petrochemicals, petroleum products and base oil products. EPPCO Lubricants – which markets a range of Enoc and Caltex lubricants, greases, coolants and specialty products – appointed Alserkal Group official distributor of its automotive and industrial lubes products. Gujarat, India-based Maximus International Ltd. announced plans to set up a subsidiary in Kenya in an effort to strengthen its existing business in Africa. The company primarily imports and exports lubricants, base oils and other chemical products.