President of Strategy, Technology, & Commercial Integration
Effective April 2010, Dave Reeves was named as president of Strategy, Technology and Commercial Integration. In this role, Dave is responsible for Chevron’s global trading activities for crude oil, refinery feedstocks, fuel oil and products. Additionally, he leads the formation of Chevron’s downstream strategy for manufacturing, lubricants, fuels, as well as our petrochemical businesses. Downstream process technology and information technology organizations complete the overall portfolio of Strategy, Technology and Commercial Integration.
From 2006 to 2010, Dave served as president of Global Supply and Trading for Chevron Corporation – a position he assumed in May 2006. He was responsible for leading the corporation’s worldwide supply and trading operations, as well as its aviation and marine fuels businesses.
A native of Erie, Pennsylvania, Reeves graduated from the University of Washington in 1978, after earning a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He joined Chevron the same year as an associate engineer in the company’s marketing department, based in San Francisco, and progressed through various positions of increasing responsibility. At the time of the merger between Chevron and Texaco and until 2003, Reeves served as president of North America Products for Chevron. In this capacity, Reeves was responsible for refining and product marketing activities, pipeline transportation and energy management solutions within North America and for Chevron’s global aviation fuels marketing.
From 2003 to 2006, he was managing director and chief executive officer of Caltex Australia Ltd., the largest refining and marketing company in Australia. Caltex Australia Ltd., in which Chevron holds a 50 percent interest, is a public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Reeves is a past chairman of the Western States Petroleum Association and the Australian Institute of Petroleum. He previously served as a board member to the California Chamber of Commerce, the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia, and represented Chevron as Chairman of Downstream
Committee of the American Petroleum Institute.