Full Name
Maru Suarez Williams
Job Title
Upstream - Global Supply Chain Advisor
Company
Chevron
Speaker Bio
Maru S. Williams, currently Upstream - Supply Chain Advisor, leads efforts to shape the Procurement and Supply Chain (P/SCM) strategies and plans for highest capital investment business units in Chevron’s global portfolio across the Americas and Shale & Tight assets. She also leads the enterprise P/SCM Lower Carbon strategy in support of Chevron Energy Transition objectives. Maru is passionate about diversity and inclusion. She chairs the Chevron Gulf Coast Executive Women Group. She also leads the Chevron Technology Center Diversity and Inclusion Council, and is part of P/SCM D&I Council Leadership Team. Prior to her current role, she was the Global Category Management, Support Manager in Corporate P/SCM, in which she co-led the global category management functional transformation and orchestrated the 2020 Global PSCM response to COVID-19 and low oil prices which ranked Top 3 for the World Commerce Associations’ 2020 Innovation and Excellence Award. Maru began her career as an intern with Chevron Venezuela Boscan field in Operations & Maintenance. Later, she joined the Latina America Business Unit P/SCM Leadership Development Program. Since then, she has worked in US, Argentina, Venezuela and in several leadership roles with increased responsibilities. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Zulia in Venezuela, and her MBA in Arizona State University.

Maru is married and has a daughter. She enjoys travelling, reading, Zumba dance fitness, and watch movies with her family
Maru Suarez Williams