Philippe Ducom has been appointed President, ExxonMobil Europe since August 1, 2018. He is based in Machelen, Belgium. He is a director of the European Petroleum Refiners Association (FuelsEurope) and of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic).
Philippe joined Exxon Chemical France in 1989 as an engineer at the Notre-Dame de Gravenchon Chemical plant in Seine-Maritime. Between 1989 and 2003, he held various positions in manufacturing, business analysis, planning, sales and marketing in Europe and the United States.
In 2003, Philippe transferred to Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Corporate Planning Department in Dallas, TX, as Chemical Advisor. In 2005, he became Global Supply and Planning Manager for ExxonMobil Chemical's Oxo and Fluids businesses.
In 2007, he moved to Japan and became President of Tonen Chemical Corporation, Representative Director of ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha, and Chairman and Representative Director of Nippon Unicar Co., Limited. In March 2010, he was elected Representative Director and President of TonenGeneral Sekiyu Kabushiki Kaisha and also became responsible for the ExxonMobil Japan Group as Lead Country Manager in September 2010. In June 2012, he became Chairman and Representative Director of TonenGeneral Sekiyu Kabushiki Kaisha.
In May 2013, he became Regional Director Europe Africa Middle-East, Global Operations, ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical in Machelen, Belgium.
In March 2015, he became Chairman, CEO, & President, ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia and Lead Country Manager for the Kingdom.
Philippe was born in Rueil-Malmaison in France and attended secondary school in Grenoble (Isere). He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole des Mines de Paris.
He is married and has a son and a daughter.