ExxonMobil's Upstream Chief to Retire Next Month
Stuart R. McGill, 64, senior vice president of ExxonMobil Corp., has announced his intention to retire effective July 31, 2007, after more than 38 years of service.
Since October 2004, McGill has been responsible for ExxonMobil's upstream operations, which include exploration, development, production, gas and power marketing and upstream research.
McGill joined Esso Australia Ltd. in 1969 as an engineer in its Production Department. During his career, McGill held a number of domestic and international engineering, research, gas marketing, production, and general management assignments. Prior to the ExxonMobil merger, those positions included managing director of Esso Production Malaysia Inc., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, chairman and managing director of Esso Australia Ltd., Sydney, Australia, chief executive officer of Esso Holding Company Holland Inc. and of Esso B.V., Breda, Netherlands and president of Exxon Company, International, New Jersey. Subsequent to the ExxonMobil merger, he was appointed president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company in December 1999. He was appointed president of ExxonMobil Production Company in July 2003.
A native of Australia, McGill holds a bachelor's degree and a doctorate in chemical engineering from Sydney University. He is a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
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