Exxon appoints former GM executive to lead its energy transition business

Apr 1, 2022 | Executive Moves

HOUSTON (Reuters) -Exxon Mobil Corp. on Tuesday appointed Dan Ammann, former president of automaker General Motors, to lead the oil company’s energy transition business effective May 1. The appointment signals a shift in Exxon to hire outsiders for senior roles after activist investors won three seats last year on the U.S. producer’s board. Exxon last year hired Kathryn Mikells from drinks maker Diageo Plc as its finance chief. Ammann replaces Joe Blommaert as chief of its Low Carbon Solution…

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