WorleyParsons Limited has announced the appointment of Jagjeet (Jeet) S. Bindra to its Board of Directors effective July 1, 2015.
According to WorleyParsons, Bindra has over 35 years’ experience in the global energy and resources industry including 32 years in senior leadership roles within the Chevron Group of companies, retiring from Chevron as President of Chevron Global Manufacturing in 2009.
The company notes that his executive experience extends into oil and gas, chemicals, refinery engineering and operations, design and construction, project management, engineering technology and strategic and business planning. In addition, he has public company board experience and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Edison International/ Southern California Edison Company and LyondellBasell Industries N.V., both publicly listed companies on the New York Stock Exchange.
He was formerly Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Caltex Australia Limited and a director of Transfield Services Limited, both publicly listed companies on the Australian Securities Exchange.
Bindra is based in the United States and is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur India and holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Washington and an MBA degree from Saint Mary’s College of California.
The Chairman of WorleyParsons, John Grill, said: “We are delighted that Jeet Bindra has agreed to join the Board of WorleyParsons. Jeet’s executive experience in the global energy and resources industry brings to the Board a skill set that enhances our existing capabilities. We welcome him to the WorleyParsons Board and look forward to his contribution.”