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, 63, 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 and the American Petroleum Institute, and is a member of the National Petroleum Council, the Business Roundtable, the World Economic Forum International Business Council, the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, The Business Council, and the American Society of Corporate Executives.

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Energy Transition and the Role of Technology

March 20, 2024 | C.O.B. Tuesday

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth examines global energy dynamics, AI, the energy transition, exploration, and more in a thought-provoking conversation with Veriten CEO Maynard Holt. *

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Advancing ideas, insights, and solutions for the industry

March 19, 2024 | CERAWeek

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth touches on innovation, AI, and the importance of balanced policy that supports affordable, reliable, ever-cleaner energy. *

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A Year of Record Production

February 2, 2024 | BloombergTV

Chevron CEO Mike Wirth discusses earnings, growth, and future plans on Bloomberg Markets with Alix Steel.

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* For cautionary statements relevant to forward-looking information and other important information for stockholders and investors, please see exhibit 99.1 to Chevron Corporation’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2024, which is available here.

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Updated: April 2024