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LyondellBasell announces departure of CFO

Staff writer |
Houston, Tx., USA - February 24, 2015, Houston, Tx., USA - LyondellBasell, a petrochemical company, announced that it has reached an agreement with Karyn F. Ovelmen, executive vice president and chief financial officer, for her separation from the company.

Under the agreement, Ms. Ovelmen will continue as CFO for up to three months while the Company conducts a search for her successor.

Ms. Ovelmen previously served as executive vice president and CFO of Petroplus Holdings AG, a large European refiner and wholesaler of petroleum products. She also served as executive vice president and CFO of Argus Atlantic Energy.

Prior to that, Ms. Ovelmen served as vice president of external reporting and investor relations for The Premcor Refining Group Inc. She also spent 12 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, primarily serving the energy industry. Ms. Ovelmen is a member of the Board of Trustees of the United Way of Greater Houston and serves on its audit committee.


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