Darren Woods Elected President of Exxon Mobil Corporation and Member of Board of Directors
Darren W. Woods has been elected president of Exxon
Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and a member of the board of directors,
effective Jan. 1, 2016. The election of Woods, who is currently senior
vice president of the corporation, was made during a meeting of the
ExxonMobil board of directors on Wednesday.
With the addition of Woods, the ExxonMobil board is comprised of 13
directors, 11 of whom are non-employee directors.
Rex W. Tillerson, 63, continues his position of chairman of the board
and chief executive officer of the corporation.
Woods, 50, was elected to his current position of senior vice president
and a member of the management committee of the corporation June 1, 2014.
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Woods earned a bachelor’s degree in
electrical engineering from Texas A&M University and a master’s degree
in business administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School
He joined Exxon Company International in 1992 as a planning analyst. He
held a number of domestic and international assignments for ExxonMobil
Refining & Supply Company, ExxonMobil Chemical Company and Exxon Company
International, and he served as manager of investor relations for Exxon
Woods held positions as vice president of supply and transportation and
director of refining for Europe, Africa and the Middle East for
ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company and vice president of ExxonMobil
In 2012, he was appointed president of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply
Company and a vice president of the corporation.
ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas
company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world’s growing
energy needs. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of
resources and is one of the world’s largest integrated refiners,
marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers. For more
information, visit www.exxonmobil.com
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