Michael J. Dolan is senior vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation in Irving, Texas. Mr. Dolan joined Mobil Oil Corporation in 1980 at the Paulsboro, New Jersey, research laboratory. Over the next 13 years, he worked in a variety of engineering and managerial positions supporting Mobil's worldwide refineries. He joined Mobil's worldwide petrochemicals division in 1993 in Houston, Texas. Mr. Dolan progressed through a variety of strategic planning and business management positions in the aromatics, olefins and polyethylene businesses before becoming vice president and general manager for petrochemicals in the Americas in 1998.
Following the Exxon and Mobil merger, in 2000 Mr. Dolan became the Middle East and Africa regional director of ExxonMobil Chemical Company located in Brussels, Belgium. In 2001, he moved to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he served as executive vice president for ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia. He returned to the United States in 2003 as deputy to the president of ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company in Fairfax, Virginia. From September 2004, he was president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation until his appointment as senior vice president of the Corporation in April 2008. Mr. Dolan is a Member of the Board of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, the U.S.-China Business Council and a former director of the American Petroleum Institute. He is on the Board of Trustees of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, Massachusetts.
Mr. Dolan also served as director of the American Chemistry Council, the Society of Chemical Industry and the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. A native of Massachusetts, Mr. Dolan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from WPI and a Master of Business Administration degree from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.