Albert Chao is President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of Westlake Chemical Corporation and its limited partnership, Westlake Partners LP. In addition, Mr. Chao is a Director of Suzhou Huasu Plastics Co, Ltd. of China. Mr. Chao serves on the Board of Directors of American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Association, and Greater Houston Partnership. He serves as member on many and various educational, medical, arts and social Boards.
Mr. Chao’s career spans over 40 years in international business activities in the petrochemical industry working with Mobil Oil Corporation, Hercules Inc., and Gulf Oil Chemicals. He was also the Assistant to the Chairman of China General Plastics Group in Taiwan and the Deputy Managing Director of a plastics fabrication operation in Singapore. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Titan Chemicals Corporation in Malaysia. Mr. Chao has been with Westlake Corporation in the U.S. since its inception in 1986. Mr. Chao received his B.A. from Brandeis University and MBA from Columbia University.