SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2017--
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) said today that Michael K. Wirth,
executive vice president of Midstream and Development, has been named
vice chairman, effective February 1, 2017.
“As a senior officer of Chevron, Mike has made significant contributions
to the company’s success,” said John S. Watson, Chevron’s chairman and
chief executive officer. “Mike’s experience, proven leadership and
record of accomplishment will enable him to make a strong contribution
to our Board.”
In assuming his new role, Wirth will join the company’s Board of
Directors and add Policy, Government & Public Affairs to his existing
portfolio of responsibilities. Currently, Wirth oversees Midstream and
Development, accountable for supply and trading, gas commercialization
and the company’s midstream operating units engaged in transportation
and power as well as corporate strategy and business development.
Wirth, 56, joined Chevron in 1982 as a design engineer. Since that time,
he advanced through a number of engineering, construction and operations
positions. Before assuming his current role, Wirth was executive vice
president of Downstream & Chemicals. Prior to that he served as
president of Global Supply and Trading, where he led the company’s
worldwide supply and trading operations as well as its aviation, marine
and asphalt businesses. Earlier, Wirth was president of Marketing for
Chevron’s Asia/Middle East/Africa marketing business, based in
Singapore. He also served on the board of directors for Caltex Australia
Ltd. and GS Caltex in South Korea.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy
companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the
company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry.
Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas;
refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants;
manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power;
and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in
every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon,
Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
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Source: Chevron Corporation
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