Westlake appoints COO WNYC its board

Westlake appoints COO of WNYC to its board

5:28 AM, 18th August 2018
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HOUSTON, US: Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) announced that John Chao has been appointed to its board of directors.

John Chao (41) is the chief operating officer of New York Public Radio (WNYC) and has been with the organization since March 2015. He was previously in the strategy and finance practice at McKinsey & Company, where he advised energy and commodity companies, beginning in 2004 and ending his tenure as a partner in 2013.

He worked for Westlake Chemical Corporation from 2000 to 2002.

“We are delighted that John has agreed to join our board. He brings a unique combination of experience and in-depth knowledge of a variety of industries. We look forward to working with him as he shares his perspectives with the board. This appointment is part of the board’s long-term succession planning,” said James Chao, chairman of Westlake Chemical Corporation.

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