Mark Lashier

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mark E. Lashier is President and Chief Executive Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a global petrochemical joint venture with a top-quartile safety record and 2016 revenue of nearly $9 billion.

Throughout his nearly 30-year career with Chevron Phillips Chemical and its parent company, Phillips Petroleum, now Phillips 66, Lashier has held several leadership roles. Before being named President and CEO in August 2017, he served as executive vice president of the company’s commercial businesses. In April 2008, after serving as project director for Saudi Arabia, Lashier served as the vice president of corporate planning and development. 

At the onset of the Chevron Phillips Chemical joint venture in 2000, Lashier was named Asia region general manager, located in Singapore. Additionally, he served as managing director for Chevron Phillips Singapore Chemicals (formerly Phillips Petroleum Singapore Chemicals) and vice chairman of Shanghai Golden Phillips, a joint venture polyethylene facility with Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company. In 2005, he became project director, Saudi Arabia, planning and strategic transactions. In 2008, he became president of Saudi Polymers Company, LLC.

Prior to the Chevron Phillips Chemical joint venture, Lashier was responsible for Phillips’ chemicals and plastics interests in south Asia.

Lashier started his career at Phillips in 1989 as an associate research engineer in Phillips’ chemicals group of research and development. In 1994, he became a senior production engineer at the Sweeny Petrochemical Complex in Old Ocean, Texas, and in 1996, he served as commercial development specialist in natural gas, chemicals and plastics in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Then in 1997, he was named olefins manager in chemicals and plastics.

Lashier received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate in chemical engineering from Iowa State University in Ames in 1985 and 1989 respectively. He holds 12 US patents and has authored several technical papers.