Mark W. Albers, SPE, senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corp. will retire from the company effective 1 April, after more than 38 years of service. Albers was elected to his current position and a member of the company’s Management Committee in 2007. Albers joined Exxon USA in 1979 and held several assignments in Texas and New Jersey and operation management roles at Esso Australia. He was later Alaska interests manager and production manager for the Western US, and in 2001, became vice president, Chad/Nigeria, for ExxonMobil Development Company in Houston. He became president of ExxonMobil Development Company in 2004. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers Australia and the board of trustees of the US Council for International Business. Albers serves on the executive committee of the board of visitors of MD Anderson Cancer Center, the Texas A&M Engineering Advisory Council, the Society of Petroleum Engineers Industry Advisory Council, the board of directors of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, and the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University. In 2017, he was presented with the Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award by the Society of Women Engineers, which recognizes an individual or company for making significant contributions to the acceptance and advancement of women in the engineering field. Albers holds a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University.
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