Neal R. Amundson Lecture, Lee Raymond, Speaker
Fri, 02/24/2012 – 5:00pm – 6:30pm
University of Houston Hilton
Reflections on a career in the energy industry
Lee R. Raymond is the retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon Mobil Corporation. He had been Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Exxon from 1993 until its merger with Mobil in 1999 and held the same position with ExxonMobil until he retired in December 2005.
He began his career with Exxon in 1963 after having graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering in 1960 and received a Ph.D. in the same discipline from the University of Minnesota in 1963. He is a Director of JPMorgan Chase and a Trustee of the American Enterprise Institute. He is past Chairman and a member of the National Petroleum Council, a trustee of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, a trustee of the Mayo Clinic, and a member of the Innovations in Medicine Leadership Council of UT Southwestern Medical Center.