Chevron appoints midstream, downstream EVPs

Chevron Corp. has named Michael Wirth as its executive vice-president for midstream and development, and Pierre Breber as executive vice-president for downstream and chemicals. The moves are effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Wirth currently serves executive vice-president, downstream and chemicals. In his new role, he will oversee the company’s corporate strategy, business development, supply and trading, gas commercialization, and the company’s midstream operating units engaged in transportation and power.

Breber is executive vice-president for gas and midstream (OGJ Online, Dec. 1, 2011; Oct. 7, 2013). In his new role, he will lead Chevron’s worldwide manufacturing, marketing, chemicals, lubricants, and Oronite additives businesses. He also will have oversight of Chevron’s chemical joint venture Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.

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