LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, has named Jacinth Smiley its chief accounting officer, effective April 2. Smiley will report to Chief Financial Officer Thomas Aebischer.

Smiley joins LyondellBasell from General Electric Oil & Gas, where she served as chief financial officer for the North America region. She worked in various finance and auditing roles for United Technologies and Arthur Andersen, before joining General Electric in 1998, holding various technical and operationally oriented finance roles.