Exxon Mobil Corporation announced on March 10 that the company’s board of directors expects to elect A. P. (Andy) Swiger as senior vice president of the corporation effective April 1, 2009.
Swiger, 52, currently president, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, will be a member of the corporation’s Management Committee.
Throughout his career, Swiger has held a variety of technical and managerial positions in production, operations, engineering, planning and gas and power marketing. He joined Mobil Corporation in 1978 and after several assignments in Louisiana, London, New York, Fairfax and Calgary, he transferred to Aberdeen as manager of operations for exploration and production. He later held positions as producing manager for Europe, general manager of manufacturing at the Jurong refinery in Singapore and president of Mobil Canada.
In 2001, he was appointed vice president, Africa, and in 2003 became vice president for Europe and Russia / Caspian for ExxonMobil Production Company. In 2004, he was appointed executive vice president of ExxonMobil Production Company, prior to becoming president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company in 2006.
Born in Washington, D.C., Swiger holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
Concurrent with Swiger’s election, the board of directors is expected to appoint T. R. (Tom) Walters, currently executive vice president, ExxonMobil Development Company, to succeed Swiger as president, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, and elect him a vice president of the corporation, effective April 1, 2009.
Walters, 54, joined Exxon USA in 1978 in Los Angeles and has held a variety of technical and managerial positions in production, operations, development and global services. In 1999, he was appointed vice president for Africa for ExxonMobil Development Company and in 2002, vice president, United States, for ExxonMobil Production Company. He was appointed president, ExxonMobil Global Services Company in 2005 prior to becoming executive vice president of ExxonMobil Development Company in 2007.
Walters was born in Hammond, Ind., and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and Texas A&M University with a master’s degree in ocean engineering.