The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce is
delighted to invite you to book your place for lunch with
Chief Executive Officer and Managing DirectorWoodside Petroleum
Date: Friday 6th May 2011
Time: 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Venue:Palladium C, Crown Towers, 8 Whitemans Street, Southbank
Cost for Members:
Corporate Table (10 guests): $1100
Single Guest(s): $125
Cost for Non-Members:
Corporate Table(10 guests): $1,250
Single Guest(s): $140
Gold Table: $4,400 (contact the Chamber for more details)
Don Voelte has 36 years of experience in the global oil and gas industry, and has been Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Woodside since joining the company in 2004.
Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Don graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska in 1975.
Don began his career at Mobil Corporation in the same year, staying with the company for 22 years. During his time with Mobil he held a variety of executive positions across the Corporation, including US marketing and refining roles.
His final position with Mobil was as President, New Exploration and Producing Ventures, with responsibility for world-wide exploration and building and implementing Mobilâ?Ts corporate upstream global growth strategy. He reported to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Don left Mobil in 1997 to join Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) as Executive Vice President, responsible for exploration and production international operations, redeveloping global growth and risk management strategy. Don also had responsibility for global crude and product trading activities and worldwide pipeline operations. He remained with ARCO until the companyâ?Ts acquisition by BP in 2000.
Immediately prior to joining Woodside, Don was Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chroma Energy Inc. based in Houston.
Don currently serves on the Board of the University of Western Australia Business School and is a Non Executive Director of the West Australian Newspapers Holdings Limited.