Mr Park Hyun Chul is our Non-Independent Executive Director, President & Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed to the Board on 1 January 2021.
He has extensive experience in production, cracker operations, project development and management in the petrochemical industry. Mr Park joined Lotte Chemical Corporation ("LCC") in 1991 and rose through the ranks and successfully led production at various plants and many production improvement projects in LCC such as revamping the cracker, benzene, toluene and xylene ("BTX") plant and the butadiene (BD) plant. Mr Park was also the project leader for the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of the Indonesian LINE Project.
In 2008, he was promoted to General Manager of Production covering the naphtha cracking center ("NCC"), cogeneration, air separation and water treatment plants. From 2010 to 2012, he was the Project Manager for the NCC and BTX revamping projects. In 2012, he was appointed as Director of the Production Division, and later in that year as Project Leader for the Uzbekistan Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex (UGCC) Project.
In 2016, Mr Park was posted to Uzbekistan for two years to lead a project management team in the construction of LCC's petrochemical complex. His latest position in LCC is Senior Vice President with overall responsibility for production at the LCC plants in Yeosu, Daesan and Ulsan.