Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has named Mark A. Nelson as corporate vice president of strategic planning, effective April 1. Nelson, currently president of international products, replaces Joseph M. Naylor, who was appointed vice president of policy, government, and public affairs in February.
Nelson joined Chevron in 1985, and, over the course of his career, has served in a variety of management positions in retail, marketing, operations, and business planning. Prior to his current position, he served as president of Chevron Canada Ltd., where he oversaw oil and gas exploration, production, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in Canada. In 2003, he was named president of global lubricants, and, while continuing to run the lubricants business, he led the Unocal integration into Chevron in 2005.