The American Chemistry Council announced that Bob V. Patel, CEO of LyondellBasell Industries became the Council’s Chairman. LyondellBasell is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Patel says that their industry is critical to advancing solutions to many of world’s known challenging issues like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supply through stronger and more versatile pipes in improving
the safety comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road today.
Patel became the Officer of the organization in 2016 and served as the Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Finance, Audit, and Membership Committee. Last year he served as chairman of the Executive Committee. He was first elected to ACC’s Board of Director’s in 2015, during which time he served as a member of the executive committee.
As CEO of LyondellBasell, Patel has focused on the development and implementation of the next phase of the company’s long-term growth strategy.
Source: TV Asia Bureau