Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (CPChem) announced today that B.J. Hebert will join the company as executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective November 1. In this newly created role, Hebert will have responsibility for the company’s manufacturing operations and commercial functions.
“B.J. is a proven leader who brings to CPChem deep industry experience and a demonstrated track record of driving safe, reliable operations and business growth,” said Mark Lashier, president and CEO. “His passion for talent development and continuous improvement through innovation will enhance the company’s ability to achieve our vision and be the employer, supplier, neighbor and investment of choice.”
Hebert has 33 years of industry experience and joins CPChem from Occidental Chemical (OxyChem), where he had served as president since 2017. During his tenure with OxyChem, he held numerous roles of increasing responsibility including senior vice president, basic chemicals; vice president and general manager, vinyls; and manufacturing director, chemicals. Hebert began his career with Vista Chemicals, where he served in plant and operations engineering roles. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from McNeese State University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.
“Under B.J.’s leadership, our manufacturing and commercial organizations will be well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of our global customer base as we advance our strategy to grow sustainably,” said Lashier.