Mr. Albert Y. Chao is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Westlake Chemical Corporationration Mr. Chao was President since May 1996 and a director since June 2003. Mr. Chao became Chief Executive Officer in July 2004. Mr. Chao has over 35 years of global experience in the chemical industry. He has held positions in the Controller?s Group of Mobil Oil Corporationrationration, in the Technical Department of Hercules Incorporated, in the Plastics Group of Gulf Oil Corporationrationration and has served as Assistant to the Chairman of China General Plastics Group and Deputy Managing Director of a plastics fabrication business in Singapore. Mr. Chao is a trustee of Rice University
CEO and President Director, Member of Nominating and Governance Committee, Member of Compensation Committee and Member of Corporate Risk Committee
Age: 63 CEO Since 2004 MBA
|Chao received a bachelor?s degree from Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.|
The company has Return on Asset of 11.5 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset it made $11.5 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 21.25 % implying that it generated $21.25 on every 100 dollars invested.
The company has 763.76 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.41 which is OK given its current industry classification. Westlake Chemical Corp has Current Ratio of 4.3 demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due.
Entity SummaryWestlake Chemical Corporationration manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and fabricated building products. Westlake Chemical Corp [WLK] is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in Houston, TX and employs 1,895 people. Filter other
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Westlake Chemical Corp has less than 13.0 (%) percent chance of experiencing financial distress in the next 2 years of operations.
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