14/12/2016 Rex Tillerson retires as CEO in ExxonMobil
Rex Tillerson becomes US Secretary of State
Darren Woods Taking Over Exxon When Tillerson In White House
Swearing in of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Donald Trump chose Rex Tillerson to serve as Secretary of State. Like Trump, Tillerson had no formal foreign policy experience. However, on behalf of the ExxonMobil, he built close relationships with many world leaders by closing great deals in Eurasia and the Middle East.