MOVES: Peter Cella named CEO and president of Chevron Phillips

02 February 2011 05:52  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Peter Cella was named chief executive and president of Chevron Phillips Chemical effective 8 February, replacing Greg Garland, the Texas-based company said on Tuesday.

Garland left Chevron Phillips to join ConocoPhillips as senior vice president, exploration & production, Americas, Chevron Phillips said.

Prior to being named chief executive of Chevron Phillips by the company’s board of directors, Cella was senior vice president, petrochemicals, for BASF. He also served as chief executive of INEOS Nitriles, senior vice president of Innovene, and held various chemical executive posts at BP.

Chevron Phillips announced other executive changes, including the naming of Tim Taylor chief operating officer; Mark Haney as executive vice president, olefins & polyolefins; and Mark Lashier as senior vice president, specialties, aromatics & styrenics.

Chevron Phillips Chemical produces olefins and polyolefins and supplies aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, plastic piping and polymer resins. The company is equally owned by Chevron and ConocoPhillips.

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