Chevron Nigeria Names Jim Swartz Managing Director
Jim Swartz

Chevron Nigeria Limited has appointed Jim Swartz as the new Chairman and Managing Director. In a statement by the firm’s General Manager, Policy, Government and Public Affairs Esimaje Brikinn, 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. “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 will replace Richard (Rick) Kennedy, “who has elected to retire after almost 40 years of service to the company.” # Chevron Nigeria Names Jim Swartz Managing Director