Darius, our Executive Vice President, Refining and Supply, most recently served as Senior Vice President of Refining, Terminals and Supply at Hess Corporation. He was responsible for all of Hess Corporation92s refining, terminal and supply activities, and he served on the company92s Operational Excellence Leadership Team and was a member of the Marketing and Refining Leadership Team. Darius oversaw Hess Corporation92s network of petroleum terminals, one of the largest along the U.S. East Coast, as well as its Port Reading, New Jersey, refinery and its oil trading, supply and transportation (ST&T) business unit. He also had responsibility for Hess92 interest in HOVENSA, a joint venture with Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Since joining Hess in 1989, Darius held a variety of Supply, Trading and Logistics roles, including Vice President of HOVENSA Supply. He was named Vice President of Terminals and Refining in 2007 before assuming his latest role in April 2010.
Darius started his career in the oil industry as an engineer with Exxon and later as a supply analyst with Mobil. Darius has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University.