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.
in the news
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.
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.”
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.
more of mike in the news
fox business interview with liz claman
July 14, 2022 | FOX BusinessWirth explains what’s driving oil volatility and the global energy market on “The Claman Countdown.”
oil demand, costs, refinery closures
June 3, 2022 | Bloomberg MarketsWirth discusses efforts to meet rising oil demand, costs management, impact of refinery closures on inflation.
forecast webinar series: the future of energy
May 9, 2022 | UCLA Anderson School of ManagementWirth joins a conversation on how chevron navigates uncertain times, what the future holds for energy industry.
CNBC interview with chevron CEO mike wirth
April 29, 2022 | CNBC’s “Closing Bell”Wirth talks earnings and Chevron’s stance on exploration and increasing the supply of U.S. oil.
The images on this web page are for editorial use only in newspapers, news magazines, trade publications, broadcast media and online media. All images remain the property of Chevron Corporation and cannot be used for any additional purposes.
Updated: October 2022