J. Hunter Farris started his career with ExxonMobil in 1991 as a Facility / Project Engineer with ExxonMobil Production Company in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Since then, he has held positions of increasing responsibility in various fields including engineering support, operations management, major projects management, crude oil trading and strategic business planning.
In 2005, Hunter became Operations Manager for Esso Exploration and Production Norway AS in Stavanger, Norway where he was responsible for ExxonMobil’s Norwegian North Sea operated production.
In 2008, Hunter became Global Planning & Commercial Manager in Houston.
In 2011, Hunter became the Deputy Production Manager for ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Malaysia Inc and then in 2012 he was appointed Chairman of the ExxonMobil Subsidiaries in Malaysia.
In 2014, Hunter was named Global Engineering Vice President for ExxonMobil Production Company.
In 2016, Hunter was named Regional Vice President – Europe/Caspian for ExxonMobil Production Company followed by Regional Vice President 2018.
Hunter was named Senior Vice President – Deepwater for ExxonMobil’s new Upstream Oil & Gas Company in April 2019.