Carlos E. Jordá
Chief Executive Officer & President
Carlos E. Jordá is the Chief Executive Officer & President of CITGO Petroleum Corporation and is also a Director for both CITGO Holding, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation.
Mr. Jordá has 52 years of experience in the international oil and gas industry. Prior to CITGO, he served as a Director at Delek US Holdings, Inc., a refining and marketing firm, and as a Consultant in Gaffney, Cline & Associates, where he advised oil companies in both upstream and downstream operations in the United States and abroad. He started his professional career in the 1970s in Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) where he held several top executive positions in refining, corporate planning, finance and upstream, including Vice President of Refining, Vice President of PDVSA, and President of PDV America. He also served as chairman of the CITGO Board of Directors from 1999 – 2002.
Mr. Jordá holds a Chemical Engineering degree from the Michigan Technological University and Universidad Central de Venezuela.