Chevron Corporation announced that Alexander B. Cummings Jr. has been elected to Chevron's board of directors, and he will serve on the company's Audit Committee.
John Watson , chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Chevron said, "Mr. Cummings is a proven business leader who brings international experience and a global outlook. We look forward to welcoming him to the board."
Cummings, 58, is executive vice president and chief administrative officer of The Coca-Cola Company , where he oversees a variety of functions including legal, human resources, community engagement, strategic planning, information technology, sustainability, security and aviation, research and development, product integrity, innovation, and procurement. He joined Coca-Cola in 1997 as region manager in Nigeria . In 2000, he was named president of the company's North & West Africa Division, and, in March 2001 , he became president and chief operating officer of the Africa Group . Prior to joining Coca-Cola, he held several positions for The Pillsbury Company . He currently serves on the board of directors of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated ; S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. ; the African Leadership Foundation ; CARE USA ; and Clark Atlanta University .
Cummings holds a master's degree in business administration and finance from Clark Atlanta University and a bachelor's degree in finance and economics from Northern Illinois University .