Kevin L. Hobbs, BSChE 1988
Inducted in 2018
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, 1988
In 1988, recently graduated Kevin Hobbs began his 30-year career with Exxon as a process design engineer at its Baytown Refinery. Today, he is midstream director of ExxonMobil Fuels and Lubricants Company, where he leads about 8,000 employees and contractors operating in nearly 30 countries around the world. Hobbs’ management career began in 1997, and in 2005, he moved to ExxonMobil Corporate headquarters in Irving, Texas, as a senior advisor and investor relations advisor for the Downstream ExxonMobil business. In 2007, he became the refinery manager for ExxonMobil’s Fawley Refinery in the southwest of England. Upon returning to the U.S. in 2010, Hobbs became global logistic optimization manager for ExxonMobil Refining and Supply. He was promoted to his current position in 2013.