Leaders in the Community

LyondellBasell’s Commitment to Community Involvement 

Bob Patel, LyondellBasell CEO, and Jackie Wolf, LyondellBasell senior vice president and chief human resources officer, present a check for $1.9 million to Anna Babin, United Way of Greater Houston president and CEO, David McClanahan, United Way campaign chair, and Marc Watts, United Way board chair.


LyondellBasell’s commitment to community involvement is a core belief among our executive leadership team. Our leaders serve in various capacities—as board of directors, committee members, and on advisory councils—for several not-for-profit community and educational organizations.

Bhavesh V. Patel, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Management Board

American Chemistry Council
Board of Directors and Executive Committee

Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas
Board of Directors

Jeff Kaplan, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Texas Bar Foundation
Life Fellow

General Counsel Forum
National Board Member

Houston Bar Foundation
Life Fellow 

Kevin Brown, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Refining

Arkansas Academy of Chemical Engineers

University of Arkansas
Dean's Advisory Council

James Guilfoyle, Senior Vice President, Global Intermediates & Derivatives and Global Supply Chain

Houston Food Bank
Board of Directors

Sam Smolik, Senior Vice President, Americas Manufacturing and Refining Operations

The University of Texas at Austin
Engineering Advisory Board

Antwerp International School Foundation
President and Board of Directors