Born in Spain, Fernando Vallina is a graduate of the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Instituto de Empresa (IE), Spain.
Mr. Vallina joined ExxonMobil Chemical in 1987. He has held a wide range of management positions in sales, marketing, technology, planning and supply chain and lived in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Mr. Vallina was Asia Pacific sales and marketing manager, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, based in Hong Kong from 1997 to 2001. He was global logistics and distribution manager, ExxonMobil Chemical Company before assuming the position of Chairman, ExxonMobil (China) Investment Co., Ltd. on March 1, 2017.
Mr. Vallina is currently a member of the Board of the Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM), the Executive Board of the Multinational Companies’ Committee of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF), and the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China).