Director Biography4



Rich Rosenberg has over 40 years financial and operating experience, principally with Exxon Mobil Corporation. Most recently he was Vice President of Upstream Business Services and Upstream Controller for ExxonMobil. In this position, he was responsible for controllers, treasurers, and tax for ExxonMobil’s worldwide Upstream (Exploration and Production) business.

Prior to that he was Senior Vice President, Corporate and Finance for Exxon Company, USA, and a member of the management committee. In this role, he was responsible for controllers, treasurers, tax, procurement, and information systems for what was then the largest U.S. oil and gas company. He also served as a trustee for the $20 billion ExxonMobil pension fund and employee savings plan.

He was the Finance Director of Esso UK in London, England where he was responsible for finance, procurement, and information systems for Exxon’s largest foreign affiliate at the time. He was a member of the board of directors of Esso UK. He also served as a member of the board of directors for Britannia Steamship, a P&I club insuring worldwide ocean going vessels.

Positions prior to those included assistant treasurer of Exxon Corporation in New York and Dallas, Texas; assistant controller of Exxon Company, International, in Florham Park, New Jersey; manager of marketing distribution in Houston, Texas, and numerous other executive positions within Exxon.

In addition to his Exxon career, post retirement he served as Vice President and Special Advisor to the Summit Power Group in Seattle, Washington managing potential interests in both start up and existing enhanced oil recovery projects in the lower-48.

He is a graduate of Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, and a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a master’s degree in business. He is a licensed certified public accountant in Texas.

He has served on numerous non-profit boards including Houston Grand Opera, Houston Minority Business Council, Central Houston, Inc., and the Houston Forum.