David A. Pérez retired from ExxonMobil in October 2012 after more than 36 years of service. At the time of his retirement, Mr. Pérez was Regional Controller, Middle East & Russia for ExxonMobil.
Mr. Pérez joined Exxon in 1976 as an auditor in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years that followed, he held a variety of staff and supervisory positions in Houston and then in Barranquilla, Colombia with Exxon’s coal mining affiliate. He returned to Houston in 1986 for an assignment in Exxon’s Coal and Minerals headquarters.
In 1989, he was appointed Project Controller for Exxon’s copper mining affiliate in Santiago, Chile overseeing the financial systems and controls of a large mine expansion project. In subsequent years, Mr. Pérez held positions in Argentina, New Jersey and again in Houston, including as Controller of Exxon’s Chemical activities in Latin America and of Sea River Maritime, ExxonMobil’s shipping affiliate.
In 2003, Mr. Pérez was named Functional General Auditor, responsible for setting the strategic audit plans and managing the audit execution for ExxonMobil’s Chemical business as well as Information Technology, Global Real Estate, Procurement and Corporate Services functions.
In 2005, he was named Business Services Manager and Controller for the ExxonMobil companies in Venezuela. He returned to Houston in 2007 and was named Upstream Process and Controls Manager. Mr Pérez was named Regional Controller Middle East & Russia in 2010, the position he held until his retirement.
Mr. Pérez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Miami and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas. Mr. Perez is a member of the Board of Directors of the March of Dimes. He and his wife Maria have been married for 36 years and have three sons.