ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell today announced that Tim Roberts has been named Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins for the Americas region. He will be based in Houston.
Roberts has a broad knowledge of the global chemical industry. He most recently served as Vice President of Planning and Development for Chevron Phillips Chemical.
Prior to this, Roberts was President and CEO of Americas Styrenics LLC, a joint venture between the Dow Chemical Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical. Roberts has worked for Chevron Phillips, its predecessors and/or joint ventures for more than 20 years. In that time he held a number of management positions with increasing responsibilities including Global Business Manager, Director of Capital Projects, and Country Manager in Qatar.
Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Ball State University.
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive components, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.