michael k. wirth

Michael K. (Mike) Wirth

Vice Chairman of the Board and
Executive Vice President, Midstream and Development

Michael K. (Mike) Wirth, 56, is vice chairman of the board of directors for Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since February 2017. He is also executive vice president of Midstream and Development for Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since 2016. He is responsible for supply and trading, and the company’s midstream operating units engaged in transportation and power, as well as corporate strategy; business development; and policy, government and public affairs.

Previously Wirth was executive vice president of Downstream and Chemicals. Prior to that he served as president of Global Supply and Trading from 2003 to 2006. He was responsible for leading the corporation’s worldwide supply and trading operations as well as its aviation, marine and asphalt businesses.

Wirth has held a number of engineering, construction and operations positions of increasing responsibility. In 2001 he was named president of Marketing for Chevron’s Asia/Middle East/Africa marketing business unit in Singapore and served on the Boards of Directors of Caltex Australia Limited and GS Caltex Corporation.

Wirth joined Chevron in 1982 as a design engineer. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado in 1982.


Updated: February 2017