Basell Polyolefins N America names new president

09 November 2006 16:29  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Michael Mulrooney has been appointed president of Basell Polyolefins North America, the company said on Thursday.

Mulrooney will be responsible for Basell’s polypropylene (PP) operations in the US, Canada and Mexico. He succeeded Randy Woelfel, who was appointed an advisor to Basell’s Management Board.

Prior to his new assignment, Mulrooney was a senior vice president in Basell’s Technology division.

Basell is a major global producer of PP and advanced polyolefin products, a supplier of polyethylene (PE) and catalysts, and a developer and licensor of PP and PE processes.

The company also announced the appointment of Hans-Robert Schmidt as senior vice president, sales, marketing and monomer for North America. Schmidt will succeed Don Drummond, who will retire on 1 January.

By: Ron Coifman
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