The board of directors of ExxonMobil Corporation is expected to appoint D.G. (Jerry) Wascom of president of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company, and elect him a vice president of the corporation, effective as of 1 August 2014.
Wascom is currently the director of refining for North America, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company.
Wascom began work for ExxonMobil as a refining engineer at the Baton Rouge refinery in Louisiana in 1979. He progressed through various engineering and supervisory positions at Exxon Company USA’s headquarters in Houston and later as technical manager and process manager at Baytown refinery in Texas. In 1996, he became senior environmental and safety advisor and later corporate planning consultant at Exxon Corporation in Dallas. Following an assignment in Singapore as refinery executive for the far east, he became Beaumont refinery manager in 2000.
In 2004, Wascom was appointed global logistics and optimization manager, Supply & Transportation, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company. After servicing as vice president of Industrial and Wholesale for ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Company in 2005, Wascom moved to Tokyo and was appointed president of ExxonMobil companies in Japan and refining director for the Asia Pacific region for the following year.
He was appointed director of refining for the Americas in 2009.
Adapted from a press release by Emma McAleavey.
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