Executive Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins – Global (O&P – Global)
Timothy “Tim” Roberts is executive vice president of the Olefins and Polyolefins – Global (O&P – Global) segment for LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies.
Roberts is responsible for the company’s olefins and polyolefins businesses and joint ventures worldwide. The O&P – Global segment produces and markets ethylene and its co-products, polyethylene, polypropylene and Catalloy process resins.
Roberts was named executive vice president of O&P – Global in January 2015. He has been a member of the Company’s Management Board since April 2014, and had previously served as executive vice president O&P – Americas. He joined LyondellBasell in June 2011 as senior vice president of O&P – Americas. Prior to joining the Company, Roberts was vice president of planning and development for Chevron Phillips Chemical. He previously served as president and CEO of Americas Styrenics LLC, a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical.
Roberts worked for Chevron Phillips, its predecessors and joint ventures for more than 20 years. During that time he held a number of management positions with increasing responsibilities including general manager of styrenics and specialty chemicals, director of capital projects and country manager in Qatar.
He serves on the board of directors of the Houston Food Bank.
Roberts received his Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University. He is based in Houston, Texas.