It was announced by the TCP Group Inc. that Edward Dineen has been appointed the company’s chairman, president and CEO. The TCP Group, headquartered in Houston, provides a diverse range of highly-specialized chemical products. These products are used in the manufacture of tires, carpets, gasoline additive and other everyday items.
Dineen was previously CEO of Siluria Technologies, a pioneer in the commercial production of fuels and chemicals made from natural gas. Prior to that he was president and CEO of LS9 Inc., a venture-funded company focused on producing diesel fuel from transgenic organisms, and earlier was COO of LyondellBasell, a plastics, chemical and refining company. Dineen serves on the boards of Spartech Plastics, LLC; Spartech Polycom, Inc.; and REG Life Sciences, LLC. His undergraduate degree in chemical engineering is from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and his master’s, also in chemical engineering, was received in 1978 from Princeton. Dineen also holds a master’s in engineering management from Drexel University.