Energy infrastructure company Williams has named John Dearborn as senior vice president of NGL & Petchem Services. Dearborn will oversee Williams' and Williams Partners' natural gas liquids and olefins business and operations. Williams' NGL & Petchem Services operating area includes Gulf Olefins, Midstream Canada, NGL & Olefins Sales, NGL Services, Conway and Overland Pass Pipeline.
Dearborn most recently served as a senior leader for petrochemical company SABIC.
Prior to his work with SABIC in Houston, Dearborn served for a decade in a variety of leadership positions with Dow Chemical and for 20 years in several leadership roles with the Union Carbide Corporation (prior to its merger with Dow).
Dearborn earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology and his MBA from New York University.
Dearborn succeeds Randy Newcomer, who has been serving as interim senior vice president of NGL & Petchem Services since Jan. 1, 2013. Newcomer will continue with Williams as an officer completing current projects and supporting a smooth transition for Dearborn.