Vice President of Legal & Government Affairs
Jack Lynch was named Vice President of Legal & Government Affairs in October 2019 and served as Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer from early 2020 through April 2021. He is also a Director of CITGO Petroleum Corporation.
Mr. Lynch has more than 42 years of legal experience, including 18 years in the oil and gas industry, where he has held leadership positions at the domestic and international level. Before joining CITGO in 2019, he was active in private practice and, prior to that, he was with British Petroleum (BP) from 1998 until 2016 serving in various roles, including Senior Vice President and U.S. General Counsel, Global Compliance and Ethics Officer, Global Corporate Counsel, and Deputy Group General Counsel. Prior to BP, he was with Caliber System Inc. and Squirre, Sanders, & Dempsey.
Mr. Lynch holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Hamilton College and a Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.