Mike Wirth, Chevron CEO and Chairman of the Board Mike Wirth, Chevron CEO and Chairman of the Board

mike wirth

chairman of the board and chief executive officer

Michael K. (Mike) Wirth, 62, has been chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Chevron Corporation since 2018.

Wirth served as vice chairman of the board in 2017, and as executive vice president of Midstream & Development from 2016 to 2018, where he was responsible for the shipping, supply and trading, and pipeline and power operating units, as well as for Chevron’s strategy, business development, and corporate affairs.

Previously, Wirth was executive vice president of Downstream & Chemicals from 2006 to 2015 and president of Global Supply and Trading from 2003 to 2006. He joined Chevron as a design engineer in 1982 and holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado.

Wirth serves on the board of directors of Catalyst. He is also chairman of the board of the American Petroleum Institute, and is a member of the National Petroleum Council, the Business Roundtable, the World Economic Forum International Business Council, and the American Society of Corporate Executives.

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CEO Mike Wirth on CNN Newsroom

September 13, 2022 | CNN

Chevron Chairman and CEO Mike Wirth speaks with CNN anchor Poppy Harlow about Europe's energy “vulnerability,” calls for an export ban, and on the Chevron’s efforts to deal with climate change and addresses shareholder pushback on going green.

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Chevron CEO Wirth on Oil Markets and Permitting

September 7, 2022 | Bloomberg

Chevron Chair and CEO Mike Wirth comments on the outlook for M&A activity and the state of global oil markets with Alix Steel and David Westin on “Balance of Power.”

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CNBC Evolve Global Summit

July 29, 2022 | CNBC

CEO Mike Wirth sits down for a wide-ranging talk on the challenges and opportunities facing the industry, the future of renewables and fossil fuels, and how to navigate environmental, regulatory and geopolitical tides, as the company moves toward a greener, more competitive reinvention.

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Updated: October 2022