- Academy Member Profiles
Year Inducted / Awarded: 2021
Member Award: Academy of Distinguished Engineers
Mark DiZio is a retired senior executive at ExxonMobil where he held leadership roles of increasing responsibility in areas of commercial, supply, marketing, and mergers & acquisitions over a 34-year period.
DiZio joined Mobil Corporation in 1981 and served in various supply roles in NYC until being transferred to London in 1985 as a commercial trader. After two years in London, he moved back to NYC as planning manager for Asia, and in 1989 moved to Singapore to become Mobil Asia’s Commercial Manager. In 1995, DiZio became the West Coast Commercial and Logistics Director, located in Los Angeles and in 1987 he was transferred to Mobil headquarters in Virginia as Manager of Commercial and Pipeline Operations. In 1988, he became Chairman of Mobil Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and when Exxon merged with Mobil in 1999, he was transferred back to Virginia to become the Global Commercial and Supply Manager, responsible for ExxonMobil’s worldwide product supply and commercial activity. He served in this capacity for 12 years before becoming an executive involved in ExxonMobil’s Merger and Acquisition activity until retirement.
A native of Washington, D.C., DiZio holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UConn (‘78), summa cum laude, and a MBA from the University of Chicago (‘81) with concentrations in finance and accounting.
He and his wife Ellen reside in Sarasota, Florida where they spend time volunteering, playing golf and traveling to visit children and grandchildren who live throughout the U.S. and Europe.