Senior Vice President at ExxonMobil
Profession: Senior vice-president
Jack Williams was elected senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2014.
Career and education
Before taking his current position, he was executive vice president of ExxonMobil Production Company. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Williams was president of XTO Energy Inc., which ExxonMobil acquired in 2010. Before that he was the vice president responsible for Asia projects in ExxonMobil Development Company.
From 2007-2009, he was the vice president of engineering for ExxonMobil Production Company. From 2005-2007, he served as an upstream advisor for Exxon Mobil Corporation.
Other past positions include oversight of the company’s North Slope and Cook Inlet interests in Anchorage, Alaska; deputy production manager for the company’s South China Sea operations in Malaysia; two years in the U.S. upstream planning organization; operations superintendent for the company's East Texas field areas; and operations manager for the company’s Gulf Coast and offshore California properties.
He joined Exxon in April 1987 as a drilling engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana, after graduating from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree.
Mr. Williams, a native of Mansfield, Ohio, is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a member of the Board of Visitors for the Vanderbilt School of Engineering.