CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Oct. 11, 2017 – LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, is pleased to announce Alicia Matus has been appointed as the new site manager for its Corpus Christi Complex manufacturing facility.
Matus has approximately 20 years of experience in petrochemical manufacturing and previously worked as the site manager for LyondellBasell’s Victoria plant. Other roles with the company include asset manager for the Houston Refinery and safety production manager. Her tenure with LyondellBasell began in 2012 and prior to that, Matus worked with Shell Oil Products in various supervisory roles in the areas of maintenance, operations, refining and safety. Matus, who is originally from Fulton, Miss., earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University.
The Corpus Christi Complex employs approximately 370 employees and contractors and produces ethylene and propylene which are used to develop items such as household appliances, construction and roofing materials, automotive interior and exterior components, personal care products and food packaging. The site was recently recognized for excellence in safety by American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers with its Elite Silver Safety Award and by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration with its VPP Star Among Stars “Star of Excellence Award.”
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Driven by its 13,000 employees around the globe, LyondellBasell produces materials and products that are key to advancing solutions to modern challenges like enhancing food safety through lightweight and flexible packaging, protecting the purity of water supplies through stronger and more versatile pipes, and improving the safety, comfort and fuel efficiency of many of the cars and trucks on the road. LyondellBasell sells products into approximately 100 countries and is the world’s largest licensor of polyolefin and polypropylene technologies. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.
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