Stephen D. Pryor retired as president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company on January 1, 2015, after more than 43 years of ExxonMobil service.
Before his appointment in 2008 as president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, he was president of ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company and president of ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties Company. He also served as vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation from 2004 until his retirement.
Before the merger of Exxon and Mobil in 1999, Mr. Pryor was executive vice president of Mobil International Marketing and Refining and president of Mobil Asia Pacific. He joined Mobil Corporation in 1971 in the U.S. Marketing Division and went on to lead marketing / refining and chemical business units in Cyprus, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
He is chairman of the Board of Trustees of Catholic Distance University, a director of the Immokalee Foundation and former board chair, a director of the Foundation for Government Accountability, and a trustee emeritus of Lafayette College and former board vice chair.
He earned a BA in biology from Lafayette College in 1971 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1975.