Garland to Open Fall 2014 Distinguished Leaders Series
The C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston will host one of Houston’s energy leaders on Sept. 23 for a talk on the importance of ethical business operations.
Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will open the college’s fall installment of the Distinguished Leaders Series with the presentation, “Operating Excellence: Where Opportunity Meets Responsibility.”
Presented by AGL Resources and their Houston-based companies, the DLS serves as an opportunity for exploring topical issues in business, with an emphasis on the energy industry. The event is free and begins at 6 p.m. in Melcher Hall, 160.
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Chairman and CEO
Greg Garland is chairman and CEO of Phillips 66. A chemical engineer, Garland has more than 30 years’ experience in technical and executive leadership positions within the oil and natural gas and chemicals industries.
Previously, Garland had served as senior vice president, Exploration and Production, Americas, for ConocoPhillips since 2010. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, Garland was president and chief executive officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, which is now a joint venture between Phillips 66 and Chevron. Before his election to that position, Garland served Chevron Phillips as senior vice president, Planning & Specialty Chemicals. His prior experience includes serving as general manager of Qatar/Middle East for Phillips, a position he assumed in 1997. From 1995 to 1997, he served as general manager of Natural Gas Liquids after serving as manager of planning and development in Planning and Technology. From 1992 to 1994, he was manager of the K-Resin® business unit.
Garland began his career with Phillips in 1980 as a project engineer for the Plastics Technical Center. He later worked as a sales engineer for Phillips’ plastics resins, business service manager for Advanced Materials, business development director and olefins manager for Chemicals.
He is chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Phillips 66 Partners. Garland also serves on the board of directors for Amgen and DCP Midstream, the board and executive committee of the American Petroleum Institute, the board and the executive committee of Junior Achievement for Southeast Texas, the board for The Greater Houston Partnership and as a member of the Engineering Advisory Board for Texas A&M University.
Garland received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Texas A&M University in 1980.
By Ann Lynd