Dr. Dambisa Moyo and Dr. Wanda Austin have been elected to the Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) board of directors. Dr. Moyo's appointment is effective October 11, 2016; she will serve on the company's Audit Committee. Dr. Austin's appointment is effective December 1, 2016; she will serve on the company's Board Nominating and Governance Committee and Public Policy Committee.
Moyo is an economist and is the founder and chief executive officer of Mildstorm LLC since 2015. From 2001-2008, she worked at Goldman Sachs in various roles, including as an economist. Prior to that she worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC. She currently serves on the boards of Barclays plc; Barrick Gold Corp.; SABMiller plc; and Seagate Technology plc.
Moyo's work examines the interplay of international business and the global economy, while highlighting the key opportunities for investment.
Moyo earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from The American University, a master's degree in finance from The American University, a master's degree in public administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and a doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford.
Austin has served as president and CEO of The Aerospace Corp. since 2008 and holds an adjunct research professor appointment in the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering. Austin joined The Aerospace Corp. in 1979 and served in various positions, including general manager of the Military Satellite Communications Division. From 2001 to 2003, she was senior vice president, Engineering and Technology Group. In 2004 she served as senior vice president, National Systems Group and as senior vice president, Special Studies. She currently serves on the board of The Aerospace Corp.; the Horatio Alger Association; the National Geographic Society; and the University of Southern California.
Austin earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Franklin & Marshall College, master's degrees in systems engineering and mathematics from the University of Pittsburgh and a doctorate in systems engineering from the University of Southern California.