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Michael Zamora

ExxonMobil

Biography

Mike P. Zamora is Senior Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, located in Houston, Texas. In this position, he is responsible for the company’s future growth, integration with other parts of the corporation and oversees the Basic Chemicals and Catalyst & Licensing global business units.

Prior to his current position, Mike was Manufacturing Director, Americas, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, located in Houston.

Mike received his Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry from Georgetown University in 1991. He also obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Florida in 1997.

Upon graduation, Mike accepted a position with ExxonMobil as a product development engineer in Technology in Baton Rouge. Over the next several years he worked between Houston, Texas, and Baton Rouge, La., in various commercial and operational management positions.

In 2005, Mike moved to Brussels and became the European Aromatics Marketing Manager. He returned to Houston in 2007 when he assumed the role of Senior Planning and Strategy Advisor for the Chemical Company. In 2008, Mike became Site Manager at the Baytown Olefins Plant in Baytown, Texas. Following that assignment, Mike was appointed Vice President, Basic Chemicals, ExxonMobil Chemical Company in April 2011. In 2014, he joined ExxonMobil Refining & Supply Company as the Global Optimization Manager. In early 2017, he returned to ExxonMobil Chemical Company as Manufacturing Director, Americas. Mike assumed his current position in April 2019.