In 1999, two companies (Exxon and Mobil) merged to form what is today considered to be one of the world's largest public traded companies. The company deals with traded natural gas and petroleum. In addition, ExxonMobil works in almost all sectors of petroleum and energy, including marketing and exploration of natural oil and gas. The company’s perfect management and visionary approaches have made it successful. This paper will exclusively explore the management of ExxonMobil.
Tillerson W. Rex is the current CEO and chairman of ExxonMobil company. He holds a Civil Engineering, Bachelors degree from the University of Texas. Before the merger, Tillerson worked as a production engineer with Exxon Company. Throughout Texas, Tillerson has also held several supervisory, engineering, and technical positions in the EUSA Production Department. In 1989, Tillerson was named the EUSA's Central Production Division general.
Darren W. Woods holds the first senior vice president position of ExxonMobil Company. He holds an electrical engineering degree from the Texas A&M University. Darren also has a master's degree in Business Administration. In 1992, Darren joined Exxon Company as a planning analyst. He later was promoted through several domestic and international assignments within the company. Darren became the ExxonMobil senior vice president in 2005 with his main job been managing. He later moved to Brussel to work as the director of ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company. However, in 2010 Darren moved to Fairfax, Virginia following his appointment as the vice president of supply and transportation.
The second senior vice president of ExxonMobil company is Jack P. Williams. He has a degree in engineering from Vanderbilt University. Jack first joined Exxon in 1987 where he worked as the New Orleans drilling engineer. He later held several planning, technical, and supervisory positions in the company before beginning a series of operations management assignments. The third senior vice president is Mark W. Albers. He is one of the pioneer leaders in the business, having joined Exxon in 1979. He holds a degree in petroleum engineering. Michael J. Dolan is the fourth vice president of ExxonMobil company.
From the above list, it is clear that ExxonMbil company has great leaders with the required skills to lead the company. This is why the company has been named as one of the most successful publicly traded companies in the word. This has largely been contributed by the company’s systematic way of working, open forum, as well as cooperative teamwork.