Chevron Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of Jim Swartz as a new Chairman and Managing Director.
The firm’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs Esimaje Brikinn, made the announcement in a statement on Wednesday.
According to the statement, Swartz was appointed “as the Chairman and Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria/Mid-Africa Business Unit, effective April 1, 2024.”
Until his appointment, Swartz was the Vice President, Capital Projects based in Houston, USA.
Chevron Nigeria gets new chairman/MD
“He brings a wealth of experience in the upstream business and a proven ability to build effective partnerships with stakeholders,” the statement said.
A graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he received a Bachelor of Science in Geology, Swartz also obtained a Master of Science in Geology from the University of Oklahoma.
He was said to have joined Chevron in 1990 as a Geologist in Louisiana and has since held positions of increasing responsibility in Angola and the United States.
Swartz replaces Richard (Rick) Kennedy, “who has elected to retire after almost 40 years of service to the company.”