Jaap Rabou from LyondellBasell was appointed by Basell Europe Holdings B.V. a Member of the Management Board and Sales Director in Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sp. z o.o. (BOP). He will also take the position of the President of the Management Board of Basell Orlen Polyolefins Sprzedaż Sp. z o.o. (BOPS) and as of 01 June 2017, he will replace Päivi Helena Huovinen, who has been holding these positions in BOP and BOPS since December 2013.
Jaap Rabou is currently a Marketing and Asset Manager, PE, Film. Jaap Rabou joined LyondellBasell in 2012 and has since held roles both in the PP and PE businesses in Europe. Prior to that, he developed his career in Momentive and in GE Bayer Silicones. Jaap Rabou holds an MSc. in Business Administration – International Management and a BSc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the University of Twente, Netherlands and a Minor in International Politics from the University of Bergen, Norway. Jaap Rabou comes from The Netherlands.
Päivi Helena Huovinen will take the position of Associate Director, Propylene Europe. She will be based in LyondellBasell’s office in Rotterdam.
The remaining Management Board of BOP comprises of: Joseph Tanner – CEO and General Director, Piotr Żehaluk – Management Board Member and Operational Director, as well as Tomasz Szymański – Management Board Member and CFO.