Julie Beck Appointed CFO of NOVA Chemicals

Calgary, Alberta (February 23, 2016) – NOVA Chemicals Corporation (NOVA Chemicals) today announced that Julie Beck will join NOVA Chemicals as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective February 29, 2016. She will be located at NOVA Chemicals’ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Commercial Center. Ms. Beck previously served as Vice President, Finance and divisional Chief Financial Officer of Joy Global’s Underground Mining segment and brings with her an extensive background in corporate finance, treasury and strategy.

“I really look forward to building on my past experience and working alongside the NOVA Chemicals team,” stated Beck. “NOVA Chemicals has a great culture of innovation and collaboration and I can’t wait to get started.”

Beck will be a part of NOVA Chemicals’ senior management team and will succeed Todd Karran as CFO, who was named Chief Executive Officer in 2015.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Julie to NOVA Chemicals where she will help shape the future of our company,” stated Mr. Karran. “As we look forward to continued growth in a changing marketplace, Julie’s experience and leadership will help play a critical role in our ability to enable our customers to deliver products that make everyday life healthier, easier and safer.”


About NOVA Chemicals Corporation

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals, plastic resins and end-products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Visit NOVA Chemicals on the Internet at www.novachemicals.com.
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