Mr Richard Kennedy has been appointed the new chairman and managing director of Chevron Nigeria Limited.
Naija News reports that the new appointment takes effect from November 1, 2020.
Kennedy’s appointment was made known in a statement on Wednesday by its General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn.
Richard Kennedy, until his appointment was the director, deepwater and production sharing contracts, in charge of the company’s deepwater portfolio and assets.
According to Chevron Nigeria, he replaced the former Chairman and Managing Director, Jeffrey Ewing, who recently moved into a new role outside Nigeria in Chevron’s Middle East, Africa and South America Region.
Kennedy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1984 and joined Chevron in the same year as a production/reservoir engineer.
“Since then, he has held numerous technical and leadership positions of increasing responsibility within Chevron’s Upstream, Midstream and Technical Center segments. He has lived and worked in Canada, Indonesia, The Partitioned Zone, Nigeria and the United States in the course of his Chevron career,” the statement added.