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The Plaza Group promotes Jose Flores to Executive Vice-President.


(HOUSTON, TEXAS - Monday, August 3, 2020) The Plaza Group (TPG), a leading international petrochemical marketing firm, has promoted Jose Flores to Executive Vice President.

In his new role, Jose will manage all activities associated with TPG’s Base Businesses including the buying and distributing of products such as solvents, aromatics, and intermediate petrochemicals. In addition, Jose will be leading the company’s expansion efforts into international markets and trade. Jose will continue to be a part of the company’s Senior Management Team focused on strategic planning, execution, and growth.

Jose joined The Plaza Group in 2005, directly following graduating from the University of Houston where he served as an entrepreneurship apprentice to TPG president Randy Velarde. In his fourteen years with the company, Jose has progressed through varying roles including customer service, logistics, sales, and business management. Prior to his new role, Jose served as Vice President, Base Chemicals.

Randy Velarde, President and Founder of The Plaza Group, commented “I could not be prouder of Jose and his accomplishments – both here at The Plaza Group as well as a family man and a friend! I have watched, first hand, his great progression in each of these important parts of his life! He will continue to be a very important part of the success of the company”.


About The Plaza Group

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Houston, The Plaza Group is a multi-million dollar international marketing company of refinery and petrochemical products. The company is a marketer of certain refining and chemical products for Husky Oil, CEPSA, Mitsui, Sabic, Shell, Marathon, Valero, Delek, Southern and Total Petrochemicals. For inquiries call (800) 876-3738 or visit the company's web site at


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