Paul Augustowski is senior vice president of Olefins and Polyolefins, Americas for LyondellBasell. He is responsible for leading this business segment which produces and markets ethylene, propylene, co-products and derivatives, including polyethylene and polypropylene. LyondellBasell is one of the world’s leading producers of olefin and polyolefin products.
Prior to this position, he was vice president of Polymer Sales, Americas at LyondellBasell and has previously held several managerial and technical positions at the company within the Olefins and Polyolefins business segment. Augustowski has worked in the chemical and plastics industry for more than 30 years, including assignments in Japan and Poland. In Poland, he served as President and CEO of the company’s joint venture Basell Orlen Polyolefins. He started his career at LyondellBasell as a technical manager in 1990 at Himont USA, Inc., one of the legacy operations now part of LyondellBasell.
Augustowski is a member of the Board of Directors for Indelpro, the company’s polypropylene joint venture in Mexico. He is an officer of the Board of Directors for the Plastics Industry Association and is the chairman of the American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division Operating Committee.
Augustowski earned his Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.