Chevron Corp., based in San Ramon, Calif., named R. Hewitt Pate vice president and general counsel. Previously he was in charge of the global competition practice at Hunton & Williams in Washington, D.C. Pate replaces Charles James, who was promoted to executive vice president.
LyondellBasell, a Netherlands-based petrochemicals company, named Craig Glidden executive vice president and chief legal officer. He will work in Houston. Glidden was previously senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., a petrochemicals subsidiary of Chevron Corp.