Melody Meyer was elected nonexecutive director for BP. Until her retirement in 2016, Meyer was president of Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production, responsible for the financial and operating performance of the upstream assets in Chevron’s Asia Pacific region. Before that, she was vice president of Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico business in 2004 and became president of Chevron Energy Technology Company in 2008. Meyer was executive sponsor of the Chevron Women’s Network. She was recognized as a Trinity Distinguished Alumni, and received the BioHouston Women in Science Award and American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rhodes Petroleum Industry Leadership Award. Meyer graduated with a BS degree in engineering science, mechanical from Trinity University. She is a nonexecutive director of AbbVie and a board member of the National Bureau of Asian Research.