USA: Management Strategy Westlake Chemical Partners Appoints Randy G. Woelfel to Board of Directors
Randy G. Woelfel will replace David Lumpkins who will be resigning from the board this month. Previously, Woelfel was the chief executive officer and director at Nova Chemicals Corporation.
Texas/USA – Westlake Chemical Partners has recently announced that Randy G. Woelfel has been appointed to the board of directors of its general partner, Westlake Chemical Partners GP. He will replace David Lumpkins, who informed the company that he will resign from the board effective November 14, 2019, in order to focus on Petro Logistics II, a petrochemical development company of which he is the chairman and co-founder.
Woelfel was formerly the chief executive officer and director at Nova Chemicals Corporation. Prior to joining Nova, he was managing director of energy for the Houston Technology Center; president of Cereplast; and served in a variety of senior positions at Shell Oil Company and its affiliated companies, including as president of Basell International, president of Basell North America and as a board member of numerous Basell International petrochemical ventures.
"We are extremely grateful to David for his service on our board. We wish him the best in his endeavors with Petro Logistics II,” stated James Chao, Chairman of Westlake Chemical Partners GP. “We are very pleased that Randy Woelfel has been appointed to our board. We know that his experience with petrochemicals and energy companies will add considerable value to the partnership."
Woelfel also serves on the board of directors of Black & Veatch Holding Company. He is a graduate of Rice University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he received a master’s degree in management.