Tolu Ewherido joined Mobil in 1991 after completing her bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. In her 28-year career, she has had several technical and management roles across ExxonMobil in exploration, development and production in Nigeria and the U.S.
Ms. Ewherido currently serves as Vice President, Subsurface in ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions Company, and is responsible for delivering subsurface technology applications, capabilities and talent required for ExxonMobil’s global upstream portfolio of opportunities.
In the U.S., she has held positions as the Exploration Commercial Manager for the Americas, Exploration Manager for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, and Exploration Technical Vice President. Prior positions at ExxonMobil in Nigeria include General Manager of Production Geoscience and General Manager of Deepwater Projects Development.
Tolu has a passion for community work. She is a past president of the Society of St. Vincent De Paul and she sits on the board of the Catholic Women’s Foundation, both in Lagos, Nigeria. In Houston, she is an active supporter of the United Way of Greater Houston. Her other passion is career coaching. She was a founding co-sponsor of the ExxonMobil Women Interest Network (WIN) in Nigeria and continues to be a mentor for the program in Houston.