Kenneth (Ken) Lane is executive vice president, Global Olefins & Polyolefins (O&P) for LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Lane will have responsibility for the O&P Americas and O&P Europe, Asia and International (EAI) segments.
Prior to joining LyondellBasell, Lane was with BASF since 2006, holding several positions including president of the Monomers Division and president of BASF Catalysts. He also served in a variety of operations, strategy and commercial positions at BP Chemicals for seven years as well as various technical and operations roles at Amoco Chemical Corporation for seven years.
Lane earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Science in Management from the University of Alabama Huntsville.