Chevron Corp. has reworked its organizational structure and made senior leadership changes “intended to strengthen execution and pace to deliver on the company’s objectives of higher returns and lower carbon,” the company said in a May 26 release.
Effective Oct. 1, 2022, Chevron will consolidate its upstream, midstream, and downstream business segments under a new executive vice-president, oil, products, and gas. As part of this change, the company is consolidating into two upstream regions – Americas exploration and production and international exploration and production.
The company is also organizing its strategy and sustainability, corporate affairs, and business development functions under a new executive vice-president, strategy, policy, and development.
Effective Oct. 1, 2022:
- Mark Nelson was named executive vice-president, Strategy, Policy & Development.
- Nigel Hearne was named executive vice-president, Oil, Products & Gas.
- Clay Neff was named president, International Exploration & Production.
- Bruce Niemeyer was named president, Americas Exploration & Production.
- Balaji Krishnamurthy was named vice-president, Chevron Strategy & Sustainability.
In addition, Jay Johnson, executive vice-president, upstream, was named executive vice-president, senior advisor, and will support the transition until Jan. 31, 2023. Johnson has more than 41 years of service to the company.
Jay Pryor, vice-president, Chevron business development, will retire after more than 43 years of service to the company, effective July 29, 2022.
Steve Green, president, Chevron North America exploration and production, will retire after more than 24 years of service to the company and its predecessors, effective Sept. 30, 2022.