LyondellBasell Names New Executive Vice President and CFO
LyondellBasell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has appointed Thomas Aebischer Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective Jan. 1, 2016.
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 will be nominated to serve as a member of the Company's management board and will be responsible for leading the Company's treasury, information technology, tax, finance and accounting functions. Mr. Aebischer will report directly to Bob Patel, LyondellBasell's Chief Executive Officer.
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