Sherman Glass to Retire as President of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company
Expected Appointment of Darren Woods as President of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company
Mr. S.J. (Sherman) Glass, Jr., president, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company, and vice president, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), has elected to retire on Aug. 1, 2012, after more than 40 years of service.
It is anticipated that the board of directors of Exxon Mobil Corporation will appoint Mr. D.W. (Darren) Woods as president of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company and elect him a vice president of the corporation, effective Aug. 1, 2012. Mr. Woods is currently vice president, Supply & Transportation, ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company.
Mr. Glass began his career in 1972 as an engineer at the Baytown refinery in Texas. Following a number of technical and management roles in the refining business of Exxon Company USA, he became vice president, Basic Chemicals, Americas, Exxon Chemical Company, in 1993, and in 1996 transferred to Brussels as vice president, Basic Chemicals Europe.
He then held a number of other senior positions, including manager refining, Exxon Company International, responsible for Exxon’s refining business outside North America. In 2001, Mr. Glass became general manager, Corporate Planning, Exxon Mobil Corporation, before being appointed president, ExxonMobil Global Services Company in 2002. Mr. Glass was appointed senior vice president, Basic Chemicals, Intermediates & Synthetics, ExxonMobil Chemical Company in 2005 and president of ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company in 2008.