Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) has named Michael K. Wirth, executive vice president of Midstream and Development, as vice chairman, effective February 1, 2017.
In assuming his new role, Wirth will join the company's board of directors and add Policy, Government & Public Affairs to his existing portfolio of responsibilities.
Wirth joined Chevron in 1982 as a design engineer. Since that time, he advanced through a number of engineering, construction and operations positions. Before assuming his current role, Wirth was executive vice president of downstream and chemicals.