michael k. wirth

Michael K. Wirth

Executive Vice President, Midstream and Development

Michael K. (Mike) Wirth, 56, is executive vice president of Midstream and Development for Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since January 2016. He is responsible for supply and trading, gas commercialization, and the company’s midstream operating units engaged in transportation and power, as well as corporate strategy and business development.

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.

He serves on the board of directors of the San Francisco 49ers Foundation and is chairman of the Dean’s Engineering Advisory Committee at the University of Colorado.

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: October 2016