UOP LLC, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA, has appointed Veronica M May as general manager for the UOP Technical Service department. In this new role, Ms May is responsible for managing UOP Technical Services, which combines UOP’s process technology and product service groups into a single cohesive department to support all UOP offerings for its worldwide customers. The new department combines technology support, field service, and training services. Ms May moves to this role from her previous position as Senior Director of the Process Technology and Equipment service group. Ms May joined UOP in 1996 as a marketing and business development director for olefins and derivatives. She went on to hold positions of increasing accountability in refining, adsorbents and petrochemicals. In her 12 years with the company, Ms May has also served as director for several business groups.