S. Shariq Yosufzai
Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation
S. Shariq Yosufzai is Vice President, Global Diversity, Chevron Corporation, a position he has held since 2013. He is responsible for Chevron’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) and Ombuds functions, and oversees the company’s strategic partnerships with universities and professional societies. In 2015, Chevron received the prestigious Catalyst Award for innovative organizational approaches in the advancement of women. Mr. Yosufzai was selected as one of the 2015 “Top 50 Diversity Professionals in Industry” worldwide by The Economist’s Global Diversity List.
From 2004 – 2010, Mr. Yosufzai served as President of Chevron Global Marketing where he led Chevron’s fuels marketing, commercial and industrial marketing, and convenience retailing operations across 90 countries for the company’s three world class brands (Chevron, Texaco and Caltex). In 2003, he co-led Chevron Products Company, responsible for Chevron’s North America Refining and Marketing Operations. Mr. Yosufzai has also served as President of Chevron Global Lubricants, Corporate Vice President of Caltex, President, Texaco Lubricants and as Vice President supporting Chevron’s CEO & Chairman on the National Petroleum Council (NPC) ‘Future Fuels’ Study.
In 2016, Mr. Yosufzai was recognized as among the “Top Executives in Corporate Diversity” by Black Enterprise Magazine and one of the “Top 25 Champions of Diversity in STEM” by Diversity Global Magazine. He also received the 2016 Chemical Engineering Excellence Award for Professional Achievement by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) – Northern California Chapter. In 2015, the World Affairs Council of San Francisco honored him as an outstanding foreign-born leader who has made outsized contributions to the Bay Area economy and culture. As an AIChE Fellow, he was honored with the 2014 Fuels & Petrochemicals Division Award for major contributions to the advancement of the fuels and petrochemicals industries.
Mr. Yosufzai serves as Vice-Chair of the AIChE Foundation Board of Trustees, and as an advisory board member of the National Council of La Raza and a trustee of the NAACP Foundation. He is also on the boards of the San Francisco Opera and Cal Performances. He was the 2011 Chair of the Board of the California Chamber of Commerce and the 2010 Chair of the Board of The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University. Mr. Yosufzai earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, which has recognized him as a Distinguished Alumnus, Outstanding International Alumnus and Outstanding Engineering Alumnus.