A new Chairman and Managing Director of Chevron Nigeria Ltd (CNL), Mr Richard (Rick) Kennedy, has emerged, effective November 1, 2020.
The oil major disclosed this on Wednesday in a statement signed by its General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn.
Mr Kennedy was, prior to his appointment, the Director, Deepwater and Production Sharing Contracts, overseeing the company’s Deepwater portfolio and assets.
Mr Kennedy replaces the former Chairman and Managing Director, Jeffrey (“Jeff”) Ewing who recently moved into a new role outside Nigeria in Chevron’s Middle East, Africa and South America Region.
It said 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.
The statement added that “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,”.