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chevron oronite announces senior leadership change

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 8, 2021 – Colleen Jones-Cervantes has been named president of Chevron Chemicals and Change Management, effective April 1, 2021. Jones-Cervantes’ role includes leading Chevron Oronite Company. She replaces Bruce Chinn, who has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer, Chevron Phillips Chemicals Company.


Jones-Cervantes has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility in the Downstream & Chemicals organization in the United States, Philippines, and Singapore. In her previous position, Jones-Cervantes oversaw Chevron’s global lubricants business and most recently played a pivotal role in Downstream & Chemicals’ organizational transformation. She will retain her change management responsibilities in her new role.


“The selection of Colleen Jones-Cervantes as president, Chevron Chemicals and Change Management, was based on her proven leadership and relevant experience. She will oversee the continued expansion of our chemicals, fuel and lubricant additive business,” said Mark Nelson, executive vice president, Chevron Downstream & Chemicals.


Jones-Cervantes joined Chevron in 1983 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

About Chevron Oronite

Chevron Oronite is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of fuel and lubricant additives, helping provide solutions to customers globally. Headquartered in San Ramon, California (USA), Chevron Oronite maintains regional offices in Houston (Americas Region), Paris (Europe-Africa-Middle East Region), and Singapore (Asia-Pacific Region); operates manufacturing sites in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (USA), Gonfreville (France), Singapore, and Mauá (Brazil); an affiliated blending and shipping plant in Omaezaki, Japan; technology centers in the USA, France, the Netherlands, Japan and China and has interests in additive companies operating in other locations, including India.


Chevron Oronite is comprised of numerous affiliates that are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of Chevron Corporation. For simplicity in this news release, the terms “Chevron Oronite” and/or “Oronite” are used as abbreviated references to Chevron Corporation affiliates that are part of the Chevron Oronite business unit. Nothing in this document is intended to override or supersede the corporate separateness of these entities.

About Chevron

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. To advance a lower-carbon future, we are focused on cost efficiently lowering our carbon intensity, increasing renewables and offsets in support of our business, and investing in low-carbon technologies that enable commercial solutions.