ExxonMobil Elects Matt Furman as its New Vice President of Public and Government Affairs

ExxonMobil Elects Matt Furman as its New Vice President of Public and Government Affairs

ExxonMobil has announced that Matt Furman was elected to be its new vice president of public and government affairs.

Effective as of April 1, Furman is succeeding Suzanne McCarron, who has elected to retire after 24 years of service.

“We welcome Matt to ExxonMobil and will leverage his knowledge and experience to enhance our corporate communications,” said Darren Woods, chief executive officer and chairman. “I thank Suzanne for her many contributions to the company’s success during her career and wish her all the best in retirement.”

Prior to ExxonMobil, Furman was chief communications and public affairs officer of Best Buy Co. Inc., since 2012. His responsibilities included overseeing internal and external communications, corporate responsibility and sustainability, government affairs, as well as the company’s corporate and foundation giving.

Furman used to be the vice president of corporate affairs at Mars Chocolate, previously holding senior communications positions at Google and CNN as well.

He also had several positions in the public sector. Furman was appointed as Director of Communications for the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management. He also served as Special Counsel and Spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).

Regarding his educational background, Furman has a law degree from the American University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

 

 

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