Rich Kruger was appointed Chairman, President and CEO of Imperial Oil on March 1, 2013.
Mr. Kruger started his career with ExxonMobil in 1981 in Houston, Texas, and held various technical, supervisory, and management positions throughout the United States. Over the last 30 years, he has led projects around the world in a number of countries and regions, including Malaysia, Africa, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union.
In 2005, Mr. Kruger was appointed vice president, United States, ExxonMobil Production Company and in 2006 he was named executive vice president of ExxonMobil Production Company. Two years later, he was appointed president of ExxonMobil Production Company and elected a vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation.
A native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Rich holds a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Houston.
Mr. Kruger is a member of the Business Council of Canada and a director of the United Way of Calgary and Area. Mr. Kruger is a past member of United Way’s Board Public Policy Committee and currently our 2017 Campaign Co-Chair.