Rotterdam, the Netherlands -- LyondellBasell Industries has appointed Ed Dineen as its chief operating officer with immediate effect.
Dineen was most recently president of LyondellBasell's Chemicals division with responsibilities for global chemicals operations, sales and business management, He has served with the company and its predecessors for more than 30 years. Past positions with predecessor Lyondell Chemical include senior vice president, Chemicals and Polymers, and senior vice president, Urethanes and Performance Chemicals.
Dineen began his career with predecessor Arco Chemical in 1977, advancing to become vice president, planning and control for ARCO Chemical European Operations, located in Maidenhead, UK in 1993. In 1995, he became vice president, Worldwide Co-Products and Raw Materials