Rhonda I. Zygocki
Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning
Rhonda I. Zygocki, 57, is executive vice president of policy and planning for Chevron Corporation, a position she has held since 2011. She is responsible for Strategic Planning; Policy, Government and Public Affairs; Health, Environment and Safety; Business and Real Estate Services; and Technology Ventures.
Previously Zygocki served as vice president of Policy, Government and Public Affairs from 2007 to 2011 and was responsible for global government relations, all aspects of communications, corporate social investment and public policy, and the company’s worldwide efforts to protect and enhance its reputation.
From 2003 to 2007, Zygocki was corporate vice president of Health, Environment and Safety (HES) and was responsible for HES policy and issues management, compliance and auditing, emergency response, and Chevron’s Environmental Management Company. She played a key role in the design and implementation of the company’s Operational Excellence Management System. Previous positions include: October 2001, managing director, Chevron Australia Pty Ltd.; 2000, adviser to the chairman of the board and subsequently responsible for oversight of the Chevron-Texaco merger integration planning office through mid-2001; 1999, manager, Strategic Planning; 1997, chief financial officer, Chevron Canada Resources; 1994, profit center manager, Chevron U.S.A. Production Company; 1993, general manager, strategic business services, Chevron Canada Resources.
Zygocki serves on the boards of directors of the United States Energy Association and GBCHealth; the board of trustees of the San Francisco Ballet; and the advisory board of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Canada Institute.
Zygocki joined Chevron in 1980 as a petroleum engineer. She earned a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1980.
Updated: July 2014