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Chevron Phillips' President & CEO to retire Aug 1
HOUSTON, June 27, 2017 (PCW) –- Chevron Phillips president and CEO Peter Cella is retiring Aug 1, the company announced Tuesday. Cella became president and CEO in Feb 2011. He will be succeeded by Mark Lashier, who currently serves as the company's executive vice president, Commercial.
The company announced a number of senior and executive level moves along with Cella's retirement.
Scott Sharp, currently senior vice president of the company's Manufacturing group, will become executive vice president, Manufacturing. He will also assume responsibility for the commissioning and start-up of the company's US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project. He will also provide executive oversight of the company’s global procurement operations, JV operations in Qatar, as well as manufacturing operations in Europe, Saudi Arabia and Asia.
Ron Corn, currently senior vice president, Projects & Supply Chain, will become senior vice president, Petrochemicals, with responsibility for the company's olefins, NGLs and aromatics products. He will also provide leadership for the company’s JVs in Saudi Arabia and will continue to oversee final construction activities for the company's US Gulf Coast petrochemicals project
Dave Morgan, currently senior vice president, Polymers, will become senior vice president, Polymers and Specialties. He will also lead the company’s global Supply Chain organization as well as its Performance Pipe Division.
Dave Smith, currently senior vice president, Petrochemicals, will become senior vice president, Corporate Planning & Technology, a newly created role that will have overriding responsibility for the company’s Research and Technology, Corporate Planning & Development, and Information Technology functions.
Jim Becker, currently vice president Specialties, will become vice president, Polymers.
Jim Telljohann, currently vice president, Corporate Planning & Development, will assume a commercial role as vice president, Specialties. -- Kathy Hall