HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell today announced that Craig Glidden has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, effective August 15. He will be based in Houston.
"I'm delighted that Craig will be joining our leadership team at this critical time in our company's history," said Jim Gallogly, CEO of LyondellBasell.
"I'm looking forward to the opportunities ahead as we rebuild LyondellBasell and continue to progress toward emergence from Chapter 11 protection," said Glidden.
Glidden was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. Prior to joining Chevron Phillips Chemical, he was in private law practice focusing on the litigation and arbitration of complex commercial disputes.
Glidden began his legal career in 1983 as an associate with Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings & Evans in Tampa, Florida. In 1988, he joined Beirne, Maynard & Parsons LLP, where he became a partner specializing in energy and commercial litigation. In 1996, he formed his own law firm, Glidden Partners LLP. He is the author of two multi-volume treatises on commercial litigation in Texas.
Glidden received a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Tulane University in 1980, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He obtained a juris doctor degree with high honors from Florida State University in 1983, where he served as editor-in-chief and managing editor of the Florida State University Law Review. He is licensed to practice in Texas and Florida, and is a member and past Chair of The General Counsel Forum.
LyondellBasell Industries 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. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) is privately owned by ProChemie GmbH, a joint venture of Access Industries and ProChemie Holding Ltd.
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