ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell today announced that Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel has been named Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins – Americas. He will be based in Houston.
"I'm pleased that Bob will be joining our leadership team at this important time in our company's history," said Jim Gallogly, CEO of LyondellBasell.
"I'm looking forward to helping to build a stronger LyondellBasell as we prepare to emerge from Chapter 11 protection," said Patel.
Patel was most recently General Manager, Olefins and NGLs for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company where he was responsible for all aspects of one of the company's largest business lines including strategic planning, feedstock procurement, base chemicals marketing and pipeline system management. Previously he served as General Manager, Asia Pacific Region, based in Singapore, where he led all of the company's activities in the region including joint ventures, manufacturing and marketing.
Since joining Chevron Phillips Chemical and Chevron Chemical Company in 1990, he held a number of manufacturing, marketing, strategic planning, business management and general management positions. Patel received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from The Ohio State University. He also holds a Master's in Business Administration from Temple University.
LyondellBasell Industries (www.lyondellbasell.com) is one of the world's largest polymers, petrochemicals and fuels companies. We are the global leader in polyolefins technology, production and marketing; a pioneer in propylene oxide and derivatives; and a significant producer of fuels and refined products, including biofuels. Through research and development, LyondellBasell develops innovative materials and technologies that deliver exceptional customer value and products that improve quality of life for people around the world.
SOURCE LyondellBasell Industries