Darleen Caron is executive vice president and chief human resources officer for LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Caron assumed this position in October 2017.
Prior to joining LyondellBasell, Caron was executive vice president of global human resources for SNC-Lavalin, Inc., where she was named a member of the Office of the President in December 2010. Prior to SNC-Lavalin, Caron was employed at Dow Chemical, a US-based multinational company, where she was vice president, human capital planning and development. Previously at Dow, she was responsible for all operational human resources matters for the firm's five geographic regions. Darleen has more than 30 years of experience in human resources from multinational companies such as ABB and Alcan. Over the course of her career, she has been the Vice President, Human Resources in various business units and geographic regions and at the corporate level in North America and Europe. She has expertise in talent and leadership development, strategic workforce planning, acquisitions and health, safety and environment.
Caron holds a BBA from the Université du Québec à Montréal.