Mark Lashier is President and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a global petrochemical joint venture with a top-quartile safety record and 2016 revenue of nearly $9 billion.
Throughout his nearly thirty-year career with Chevron Phillips Chemical and its parent company, Phillips Petroleum, now Phillips 66, Lashier has held several leadership roles. Before being named President and CEO in August 2017, he served as executive vice president of the company’s commercial businesses. In April 2008, after serving as project director for Saudi Arabia, Lashier served as the vice president of corporate planning and development.
At the onset of the Chevron Phillips Chemical joint venture in 2000, Lashier was named Asia region general manager, located in Singapore. Additionally, he served as managing director for Chevron Phillips Singapore Chemicals and vice chairman of Shanghai Golden Phillips. In 2005, he became project director, Saudi Arabia, planning and strategic transactions. In 2008, he became president of Saudi Polymers Company.
He serves on the Board of Directors for the Engineering Industrial Advisory Council, the Iowa State College of Engineering, and the Board and Executive Committees for the American Chemistry Council and Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas. Lashier is also a part of the American Cancer Society’s CEOs Against Cancer initiative in the US Gulf Coast region.
Lashier received a Bachelor of Science degree and a Doctorate in chemical engineering from Iowa State University in Ames in 1985 and 1989 respectively. He holds thirteen US patents and has authored several technical papers.