Stephen B. Soules joins NOVA Chemicals Board of Directors

Calgary, AB (December 16, 2010) – NOVA Chemicals today announced that Stephen B. Soules was appointed to its Board of Directors effective December 1, 2010.  Currently, Mr. Soules is an advisor to organizations in the Canadian energy and technology sectors after serving in senior executive and financial leadership positions for several companies within the Canadian energy industry over the past 35 years. 

“Stephen’s leadership and experience in Canada’s energy sector will be a valuable addition to the NOVA Chemicals Board,” said Mohamed Al Mehairi, Director, Investments of the International Petroleum Investment Company and member of the NOVA Chemicals Board of Directors.

Mr. Soules will serve as Chair of the NOVA Chemicals Audit Committee.


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 the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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