SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 1, 2018--
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced that Jim Umpleby has been
elected to Chevron’s board of directors. Umpleby’s appointment is
effective March 1, 2018, and he will serve on the Board Nominating and
Governance Committee as well as the Management Compensation Committee.
“Jim Umpleby brings valuable perspective to the Board as chief executive
of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy equipment,” said
Michael K. Wirth, Chevron’s chairman of the board and chief executive
officer. “He has a strong background in varied dimensions that are
relevant to Chevron’s business, including international policy, heavy
equipment engineering, environmental policy, and global workforce
Umpleby, 59, is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of
directors of Caterpillar Inc. He joined a Caterpillar subsidiary, Solar
Turbines, in 1980, and held leadership positions in a wide variety of
functions at Caterpillar. Umpleby was named group president of
Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation business segment in 2013 and
assumed the role of CEO on January 1, 2017.
A graduate of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of
Science degree in mechanical engineering, Umpleby has also completed an
executive leadership program at the International Institute for
Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland. He serves on
Rose-Hulman’s board of trustees, on the board of directors of the
US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, and is a member of the Latin
America Conservation Council and the Business Roundtable.
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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