In August, Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) named Joe M. Naylor corporate vice president of Strategic Planning.
Naylor succeeds Charles “Chuck” A. Taylor, 55, who was previously appointed managing director for the company's IndoAsia Business Unit in the international upstream business.
In his new role, Naylor, 52, will oversee the setting of strategic direction for the company, allocating capital and other resources, and determining operating unit performance measures and targets. He will report to Rhonda I. Zygocki, executive vice president of Policy and Planning. Naylor was previously general manager of Upstream Strategy and Planning.
Naylor has been promoted through positions of increasing responsibility through engineering, strategic planning, marketing, commercial, project and general manager roles in Downstream & Chemicals, Global Gas, Corporate Business Development and Upstream. He began his career with Chevron in 1982 as a process engineer in Richmond, California, after graduating from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering.