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WLK on New York Consolidated

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Chao, Albert 

Mr. Albert Y. Chao is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Westlake Chemical Corporation. Mr. Chao has been our President since May 1996 and a director since June 2003. Mr. Chao became our Chief Executive Officer in July 2004. Mr. Chao has over 40 years of global experience in the chemical industry. In 1985, Mr. Chao assisted his father T.T. Chao and his brother James Chao in founding Westlake Chemical Corporation, where he served as Executive Vice President until he succeeded James Chao as President. In addition, Mr. Chao has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Westlake Partners' general partner since its formation in March 2014. He has held positions in the Controller's Group of Mobil Oil Corporation, in the Technical Department of Hercules Incorporated, in the Plastics Group of Gulf Oil Corporation and has served as Assistant to the Chairman of China General Plastics Group and Deputy Managing Director of a plastics fabrication business in Singapore. Mr. Chao is a trustee of Rice University. Mr. Chao received a bachelor's degree from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 5,244,580
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 953,000
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 1,021,620
Fiscal Year Total, USD 7,219,200

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

James Chao


Albert Chao


Mark Bender


Robert Buesinger


Michael Mattina


Lawrence Teel

As Of  30 Dec 2016