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. 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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Expecting More Demand in 2024

January 4, 2024 | CNBC’s “Last Call”

CEO Mike Wirth joins Brian Sullivan to look at oil prices and energy policy impacts on the industry.

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Balancing Demand Today and Investing for Tomorrow

December 12, 2023 | WSJ’s CEO Council

CEO Mike Wirth talks at the Wall Street Journal’s event to highlight what Chevron is doing to meet current demand while investing in lower carbon forms of energy.

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Energy Solutions that Scale at Speed

December 11, 2023 | CFR’s CEO Speaker Series

CEO Mike Wirth joins the Council on Foreign Relations for a conversation on the energy market, energy policy and a cleaner energy future.

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Updated: January 2024