S. Shariq Yosufzai
Vice President,Global Diversity, Ombuds and University Partners and Association Relations (UPAR), Chevron Corporation
S. Shariq Yosufzai is Vice President, Global Diversity, Ombuds and University Partnerships and Association Relations (UPAR), 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 2015 Catalyst Award for innovative organizational approaches in the advancement of women. The company has also received top awards from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Business Insider, and Glassdoor for being a top employer.
From 2004-2010, Shariq served as President of Chevron Global Marketing where he led Chevron’s fuels marketing, commercial and industrial marketing, and convenience retailing operations across 65 countries for the company’s three world class brands (Chevron, Texaco and Caltex). In 2003, he co-lead Chevron Products Company, responsible for Chevron’s North America Refining and Marketing Operations. He 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 May 2015, the World Affairs Council of San Francisco honored Shariq as an outstanding foreign-born leader who has made outsized contributions to the Bay Area economy and culture. As a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Shariq was honored with the Fuels & Petrochemicals Division Award 2014 for major contributions to the advancement of the fuels and petrochemicals industries. In 2012, “Upwardly Global” named Yosufzai the 2012 Outstanding Corporate Leader for his contributions to Diversity and Economic Development in California. In 2011, he was honored as an Outstanding Alumnus of the College of Engineering at Texas A&M. Previously he was recipient of the AIChE’s Inaugural Industry Leadership Award (2010) and the Robert L. Jacks Memorial Award (1995) and named an Outstanding International Alumnus and Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M. He serves as Vice-Chair of the AIChE Foundation Board of Trustees, an Advisory Board Member of the National Council of La Raza and a member of the Board of Trustees of the NAACP Foundation. Shariq also serves on the boards of the San Francisco Opera and Cal Performances.