Desmond King, president of Chevron Technology Ventures, has been named
the 69th president of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (ICHemE),
succeedling Ian Shott.
King has a
master’s degree in chemical engineering from Cambridge
and a bachelor’s degree from Imperial
College. He was a
chemical engineering college professor for two years before joining Chevron in
1981. At Chevron, he has held key roles in
technology marketing and corporate strategic planning.
“Des brings a wealth of experience to IChemE,”
said David Brown, IChemE CEO. “He’s worked in and with academia, and has held a
succession of senior industry positions all over the world–proof of the great
career that a chemical engineering background can offer. Des is also dedicated
to the profession and committed to IChemE’s success.”
For more information, visit www.icheme.org