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LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Robert Gwin

54 2014 Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Director

Bhavesh Patel

50 2015 Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer,

Thomas Aebischer

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jacquelyn Wolf

55 2012 Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer

Daniel Coombs

60 2017 Executive Vice President – Manufacturing and Refining

James Guilfoyle

46 2016 Executive Vice President - Global Intermediates & Derivatives

Jeffrey Kaplan

48 2015 Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Massimo Covezzi

59 2008 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Michael VanDerSnick

52 2015 Senior Vice President, Health, Safety, Security and Environment

Michael Sumruld

2017 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Jacques Aigrain

2016 Director

Lincoln Benet

54 2016 Director

Jagjeet Bindra

2016 Director

Robin Buchanan

2016 Director

Stephen Cooper

2010 Director

Nance Dicciani

2016 Director

Claire Farley

2016 Director

Isabella Goren

2016 Director

Bruce Smith

2016 Director

Rudolf van der Meer

2016 Director

David Kinney

2016 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Robert Gwin

Mr. Robert G. Gwin serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Director of Lyondellbasell Industries NV. He is also Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company, since March 2009, Senior Vice President of Anadarko Petroleum from February 2008 to March 2009, Chairman of Western Gas Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Partners, LP, an owner, operator and developer of midstream energy assets, since October 2009 and director since August 2007, Chairman of Western Gas Equity Holdings, LLC, the general partner of Western Gas Equity Partners, LP, since November 2012, Chief Executive Officer of Western Gas Holdings, LLC from August 2007 to January 2010, President of Western Gas Holdings from August 2007 to September 2009.

Bhavesh Patel

Mr. Bhavesh V. Patel is a Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Prior to being named Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Patel led our olefins and polyolefins (O&P) businesses and oversaw the Company’s manufacturing operations in Europe, Asia and other non-North American jurisdictions (EAI). He also was responsible for the Company’s Technology business, which encompasses licensing and support of our technology. Mr. Patel was the Senior Vice President of O&P – EAI and Technology from November 2010 until October 2013 when he was promoted to Executive Vice President and given responsibility for the Company’s manufacturing operations, in addition to his other responsibilities. From March 2010 until August 2011, Mr. Patel was SVP, O&P – Americas, where he was responsible for managing all of our North American and South American olefins and polyolefins operations. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Patel was General Manager of Olefins & NGL for Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC from June 2009 to March 2010.

Thomas Aebischer

Mr. Thomas Aebischer is a Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Mr. Aebischer joins LyondellBasell after having served in a variety of positions, including CFO, over a nearly 20-year career with Holcim, one of the largest cement, concrete and aggregates companies in the world. Holcim merged with Lafarge in 2015. In his role as Holcim's CFO, Mr. Aebischer's responsibilities included the company's information technology, accounting and administration, investor relations, risk management and procurement functions. Earlier in his career, Mr. Aebischer held positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Bern cantonal tax authorities in Switzerland. As LyondellBasell's CFO, Mr. Aebischer serves as a member of the Company's management board and is responsible for leading the Company's treasury, information technology, tax, finance and accounting functions. Mr. Aebischer is a certified public accountant and alumnus of the Advanced Management Program of Harvard Business School

Jacquelyn Wolf

Ms. Jacquelyn H. Wolf has been Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resource Officer of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources at Celanese Corp. in Dallas. Prior to that she was the Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer for Comerica, Inc. Ms. Wolf also held the position of Global Human Resources Director for General Motor's Finance, Asset Management, and Economic Development and Enterprise Services organizations. Before joining GM, she was Vice President of Human Resources for Honeywell in their Aerospace, Truck Brakes and Avionics segments. Prior to Honeywell, she worked in human resources management and labor relations positions at General Electric Corp. Ms. Wolf earned a doctorate and a master's degree in organizational and human systems from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, Calif.; a master's degree in management from Baker University, Overland Park, Kan.; and a bachelor's degree in organizational communications from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio.

Daniel Coombs

Mr. Daniel M. Coombs is Executive Vice President – Manufacturing and Refining of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Mr. Coombs was Executive Vice President - Intermediates and Derivatives and Chain, Procurement and Technology of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Coombs has been senior vice president of Manufacturing at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. He has held executive positions there since 2010, including senior vice president for Specialties, Aromatics and Styrenics, vice president of Corporate Planning and Development, and vice president and deputy general manager for Qatar Chemical Company Limited. He began his career in 1978 at Phillips Chemical, holding a variety of engineering and supervisory positions of increasing responsibility. Coombs earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1978 and a Master of Science degree in the same field in 1985 from the University of Tulsa. In 2004, he received an MBA from Texas A&M University.

James Guilfoyle

Mr. James D. Guilfoyle is a Executive Vice President - Global Intermediates & Derivatives of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Mr. Guilfoyle leads the Company’s Intermediates & Derivatives business and is also responsible for the Company’s supply chain function. Mr. Guilfoyle has served as Senior Vice President, Global Intermediates and Derivatives since June 2015, adding the supply chain function in January 2016. Prior to that, he served in a variety of leadership roles at the Company, including Vice President of Global Propylene Oxide and Co-Products from March 2015 to May 2015, Director of Polymer Sales Americas from January 2012 to February 2015 and Director of High Density Polyethylene from November 2006 to December 2011. Mr. Guilfoyle holds a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati , a Master of Science in chemical engineering and an MBA from the University of Houston.

Jeffrey Kaplan

Mr. Jeffrey A. Kaplan is a Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He has been deputy general counsel since joining LyondellBasell in December 2009. From 2001 to 2009 he served in a variety of leadership roles at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, including deputy general counsel. From 1992 to 2001 he was in private law practice in Houston. Mr. Kaplan earned his bachelor's degree from Amherst College and his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law. He serves on the national board of directors of the General Counsel Forum and is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and Houston Bar Foundation.

Massimo Covezzi

Mr. Massimo Covezzi serves as Senior Vice President - Research and Development of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Prior to the December 2007 merger of Basell and Lyondell Chemical Company, Mr. Covezzi served as President Research and Development with Basell Polyolefins. In 1983, Mr. Covezzi began his career working for a chromium salt company before joining Basell predecessor company Himont in 1984. At Himont his early assignments focused on engineering and process development. He contributed to the commercialization of Spheripol technology in North America. In 1995, when Himont became part of the Montell joint venture, he was named core technology director for polyethylene; in 1999 he was assigned the same responsibility for polypropylene. In these positions, he coordinated on a worldwide basis all related R&D activities and programs. In May 2005 Mr. Covezzi was appointed president of Research and Development based in Frankfurt for Basell Polyolefins. In April 2004, he was named head of Product and Application Development for Basell and R&D site coordinator in Frankfurt, Germany. From 2001 to 2004 he served as R&D and catalyst manufacturing site coordinator in Ferrara, Italy and head of Manufacturing Platforms within Basell.

Michael VanDerSnick

Mr. Michael VanDerSnick has been Senior Vice President, Health, Safety, Security and Environment at LyondellBasell Industries N.V. since June 2015. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President - Manufacturing, EAI of the Company. Site manager of the Company’s Channelview, Matagorda, Chocolate Bayou and Bayport, Texas plants from 2004 to 2012.

Michael Sumruld

Mr. Michael Sumruld has been appointed as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective as of January 3, 2017. Mr. Sumruld most recently worked for Baker Hughes Incorporated, a supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry, where from 1998 to 2016 he held a range of financial roles, covering the U.S., Latin America, and the Eastern Hemisphere as well as global financial roles covering several product lines. Mr. Sumruld’s most recent roles at Baker Hughes include Vice President and Treasurer from 2013-2016; Vice President Finance – Eastern Hemisphere from 2012 – 2013; and Director – Investor Relations 2011. Mr. Sumruld is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Houston and an MBA from Texas A&M University.

Jacques Aigrain

Mr. Jacques Alfred Gilbert Aigrain is Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He was Partner, Warburg Pincus LPP, a global private equity firm, since 2015 and Senior Advisor since March 2014. He was Director of Lufthansa German Airlines, since September 2007, Director of The London Stock Exchange Group Plc, a diversified international stock exchange, since May 2013, Director of WPP plc, a multinational advertising and public relations company, since May 2013, Chairman of LCH Clearnet Group, Limited, a clearinghouse group, from March 2010 to March 2015, Director of Resolution Ltd., a financial services company that acquires businesses in the insurance industry, from February 2010 to March 2013, Director of Qatar Financial Centre Authority, the commercial arm of the Qatar Financial Centre, from April 2012 to February 2015. Mr. Aigrain has operational and management expertise, as well as considerable experience with international companies and board service, among other skills.

Lincoln Benet

Mr. Lincoln E. Benet is Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Mr. Benet was Chief Executive Officer of Access Industries, a privately held industrial group, since 2006. Director of Warner Music Group, a recorded music and music publishing business, since July 2011. Director of Clal Industries Ltd., a privately held investment company, since July 2012. Mr. Benet has corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, fixed income and capital markets expertise as well as experience in executive management, leadership and strategy.

Jagjeet Bindra

Mr. Jagjeet Singh Bindra serves as Independent Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He is Director of Edison International, a generator and distributor of electric power, and its subsidiary, Southern California Edison Co., an electric utility company, since April 2010. He was Director of Transocean Ltd., an offshore drilling contractor and the provider of drilling management services, from 2011 to 2014, Director of Larsen & Toubro, a technology,engineering, construction and manufacturing company, from 2009 to 2012, Director and Deputy Chairman of Transfield Services, a global provider of operations, maintenance and asset and project management services, from 2009 to 2012, Director of Advisory Board of Hart Energy Consulting, an energy industry publisher, from 2009 to 2010, Director of Sriya Innovations, an alternative energy firm, from 2009 to 2010, Through his senior management experience at Chevron and his other public company board service, Mr. Bindra has expertise in nearly all areas for which the Supervisory Board seeks experienced individuals, including finance, general management, senior management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning, government and regulatory affairs, risk and asset management, capital markets, corporate governance and general public company oversight.

Robin Buchanan

Mr. Robin W. T. Buchanan is Director of LyondellBasell Industries NV. He is Chairman of Michael Page International plc, a specialist recruitment company, since December 2011 and director since August 2011, Senior Advisor to Bain & Company, a global business consulting firm, since 2007, Advisor to Coller Capital Ltd., a private equity firm, since 2009, Advisor to Access Industries, Inc., a privately held industrial group, Dean and then President of the London Business School, from 2007 to 2009, Director of Schroders plc, a global asset management company, since March 2010.

Stephen Cooper

Mr. Stephen F. Cooper serves as Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Warner Music Group Corp., a recorded music and music publishing business, since August 2011. He was Managing Partner of Cooper Investment Partners, a private equity firm specializing in underperforming companies, since July 2008. Director of Ventech Engineers, Inc., an engineering and procurement services firm, since September 2011. Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Restructuring Committee of LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A., the Company’s predecessor, from March 2009 to April 2010. Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a privately held motion picture and theatrical production and distribution company, from August 2009 to December 2010. Mr. Cooper has considerable experience as a financial and executive and advisor to companies facing operational and performance issues. He has substantial experience in various industries that provides him with significant expertise in all aspects of supervising management of large, complex companies.

Nance Dicciani

Ms. Nance K. Dicciani serves as Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. She is a Director of Halliburton, an oilfield services company, since September 2009, Director of Praxair, an industrial gases company, since September 2008. Director of Rockwood Holdings, a specialty chemicals and advanced materials company from May 2008 until July 2014. She was also a Director of AgroFresh Solutions, Inc., a horticultural technology company, since July 2015. Ms. Dicciani’s career history includes executive roles at specialty chemical companies that give her unique insight into the petrochemical industry. Ms. Dicciani has expertise in financial, senior management, general management, strategic planning, risk and asset management, corporate governance and public company matters.

Claire Farley

Ms. Claire Scobee Farley serves as Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Ms. Farley is a member of KKR Management LLC, the general partner of KKR & Co. L.P., a global investment firm, since January 2013, Managing Director of KKR Energy Group from November 2011 to January 2012, Co - Chief Executive Officer of RPM Energy, a privately-owned oil and gas exploration and development company, from September 2010 to November 2011, Director of FMC Technologies, Inc., a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, since May 2009, Director of Encana Corporation, a North American energy provider, from April 2008 through August 2014.

Isabella Goren

Ms. Isabella (Bella) D. Goren serves as Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. She is a Director of MassMutual Financial Group, a mutual life insurance company, whose major affiliates include Oppenheimer Funds, Inc. and Babson Capital Management LLC, among others, since December 2014, Director of Gap Inc., a global retail company with a portfolio of brands, since August 2011, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMR Corporation, a commercial aviation company and the parent holding company of several airlines, including American Airlines, Inc., a global airline, where she also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, from July 2010 to December 2013, Senior Vice President of Customer Relationship Marketing of American Airlines, Inc. from 2006 to 2010.

Bruce Smith

Mr. Bruce Alfred Smith serves as Director of Lyondellbasell Industries N.V. He is Chief Executive Officer of One Cypress Energy LLC, a petroleum products provider, since December 2011, Chairman of Tesoro Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of petroleum products, from 1996 to April 2010. President and Chief Executive Officer of Tesoro from 1995 to April 2010, Director of GEVO, Inc., a renewable chemicals and advanced biofuels company from June 2010 to February 2015, Director of Ventech Engineers, Inc., an engineering and procurement services company, since January 2012. Mr. Smith has senior leadership experience in the refining industry, substantial management background in publicly traded companies and previous experience serving as a director and chairman of the audit and compensation committees of publicly traded companies.

Rudolf van der Meer

Mr. Rudolf (Rudy) M.J. van der Meer serves as Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Coöperatie VGZ U.A., a health insurer, since 2011, Supervisory Director of James Hardie Industries S.E., an industrial fibre cement products and systems manufacturer, since 2007, Chairman of Supervisory Board of Imtech N.V., a technical services provider, from 2005 to 2013, Chairman of Supervisory Board of Energie Beheer Nederland B.V., a Dutch state owned natural gas exploration, production, transportation and sale company, from 2006 to 2013, Chairman of Supervisory Board of Gazelle Holding B.V., a bicycle manufacturing company, from 2005 to 2011, Supervisory Director of ING Nederland N.V, retail banking and insurance subsidiaries, respectively, of ING Groep N.V., from 2004 to 2011.

David Kinney