Chevron Corporation names Mary A. Francis corporate secretary and chief governance officer effective May 1, 2015.
In her new role, Francis, 50, will counsel the board of directors and senior management of Chevron on corporate governance matters, manage the Corporate Governance Department and serve on the Law Function Executive Committee. She succeeds Lydia I. Beebe, who is retiring from Chevron on April 30 after 37 years with the company.
"Mary brings years of leadership and management of Chevron's law function to the position," said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Watson. "Her proven expertise will guide the board and senior management on important corporate governance issues."