SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2012--
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) announced that Dr. Alice P. Gast
has been elected to Chevron’s board of directors and will serve on the
company’s Audit Committee.
John Watson, chairman, Chevron Corporation said, "Dr. Gast has
tremendous technical and industry expertise that will be a valuable
addition to our board discussions. We look forward to welcoming her to
Gast, 54, is currently president of Lehigh University, a position she
has held since 2006. Before joining Lehigh, Gast was vice president for
research, associate provost and Robert T. Haslam chair in chemical
engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2001 to 2006,
and prior to that, was professor of chemical engineering at Stanford
University and the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory from 1985
Gast is one of three 2010 science envoys appointed by U.S. Secretary of
State Hillary Rodham Clinton and the U.S. Department of State. Her post
includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Gast serves on the board
of trustees of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, the
board of governors of The New York Academy of Sciences, the board of
directors of Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges, and the
Patriot League council of presidents.
Gast holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the
University of Southern California and a master’s degree and doctorate in
chemical engineering from Princeton University.
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, with
subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in
virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for,
produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and
distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells
petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy;
provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources
of the future, including biofuels. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif.
More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
Source: Chevron Corporation
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