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Gary Yesavage, currently general manager of Chevron’s El Segundo refinery, has been appointed president of Chevron Global Manufacturing. In his new role, Yesavage will be responsible for leading the company's worldwide manufacturing operations with a team of 5,500 employees in eight countries. Global Manufacturing is comprised of 16 refineries worldwide, seven of which are wholly owned and nine joint ventures. The total processing capacity for these refineries is over 2.3 million barrels per day. Yesavage is scheduled to begin in his new role on May 1.
Yesavage, who received a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Newark (New Jersey) College of Engineering in 1974, has worked for Chevron for nearly 35 years. During the course of his career, he has held a variety of manufacturing assignments in locations including Perth Amboy, N.J.; Belle Chase, La.; Richmond, San Francisco and San Ramon, Calif.; St. James, La.; Port Arthur, Texas; and most recently, El Segundo, Calif., where he has resided for more than nine years. Yesavage currently serves on the board of directors of the Chevron Philips Chemical Company as well as the chair of the board of the Western States Petroleum Association.
Yesavage is taking over the job of president from Jeet Bindra, who is retiring from Chevron after 32 years with the company.
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company's success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif.