MOVES: US CP Chem shuffles management as two executives retire

29 November 2011 18:37  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Chevron Phillips Chemical (CP Chem) is shuffling its management team effective on 1 January as two senior executives will retire, the US petrochemicals major said on Tuesday.

CP Chem said Timothy Taylor, who is chief operating officer (COO), and Mark Haney, executive vice president of olefins and polyolefins, will retire on 31 December.

Haney will be succeeded by Mark Lashier, currently senior vice president, specialties, aromatics and styrenics, while Taylor’s position of COO will not be filled, the company said.

CP Chem also said it appointed Dan Coombs, currently vice president, corporate planning and development, to succeed Lashier as senior vice president, specialties, aromatics and styrenics.

Ron Corn, currently vice president, olefins and natural gas liquids (NGL), will take over from Coombs as vice president, corporate planning and development.

Finally, David Smith, currently vice president for polyethylene, will take over from Corn to become vice president, olefins and NGL.

Lashier, Coombs and Corn will report to CP Chem’s CEO Peter Cella while Smith will report to Lashier.

Houston-based CP Chem is an equal joint venture between Chevron and ConocoPhillips.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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