THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (Nov. 30, 12:30 p.m. ET) — Timothy Taylor is retiring as chief operating officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC, effective Dec. 13, the company announced on Nov. 29.
Taylor has been at Chevron Phillips and Phillips Petroleum Co. for 31 years, including a stint as executive vice president, olefins and polyolefins.
The Woodlands-based company does not plan to replace the COO position.
The company also announced that Mark Haney, executive vice president, olefins and polyolefins, will retire Dec. 31. Haney joined Phillips Petroleum in 1977, and he also served as president of the company's Performance Pipe division.
“Both Tim Taylor and Mark Haney are well respected in our industry and Chevron Phillips Chemical has benefited greatly from their knowledge and experience,” said Peter L. Cella, president and CEO.
The company also announced these changes, effective Jan. 1:
Mark Lashier, currently senior vice president, specialties, aromatics and styrenics, has been elected executive vice president, olefins and polyolefins, replacing Mark Haney.
Dan Coombs, currently vice president, corporate planning and development, will become senior vice president, specialties, aromatics and styrenics.
Ron Corn, currently vice president, olefins and NGL, will assume the position of vice president, corporate planning and development.
David S. Smith, currently vice president, polyethylene, will become vice president, olefins and NGL.