IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exxon
Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced today the election of Ursula
M. Burns to its board of directors, effective November 27, 2012. Ms.
Burns is chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation.
With the election of Ms. Burns, the ExxonMobil board will stand at 12
directors, including 11 non-employee directors.
Ms. Burns was named president of Xerox and elected to the company’s
board of directors in 2007. She was named chief executive officer in
2009 and became chairman in 2010.
Ms. Burns earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering
from Polytechnic Institute of NYU and a master of science degree in
mechanical engineering from Columbia University.
She serves on the board of the American Express Corporation and provides
leadership counsel to numerous community, educational and non-profit
organizations including FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of
Science and Technology), National Academy Foundation, MIT and the U.S.
Olympic Committee, among others. She is a founding board director of
Change the Equation, which focuses on improving the U.S. education
system in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In 2010, Ms.
Burns was appointed vice chair of the President’s Export Council.
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