Jack Futcher is the President of Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc., responsible for managing Bechtel's global activities in project development, execution, and services for the oil, gas, and chemicals Global Business Unit, which is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Over his 31-year Bechtel career, Jack has served in numerous management and leadership roles and has significant operational experience. Previous to joining the OG&C Business Unit, Jack served for three years as President of Bechtel Power Corporation, which included executive sponsorship for Bechtel's Frederick, Maryland office complex that is the Power Center of Excellence. Jack was also the executive sponsor of Bechtel’s New Delhi and Cairo offices.
Earlier, he was responsible for Bechtel’s Oil, Gas & Chemicals (OG&C) Downstream Business Line, where he managed the operations and performance of projects worldwide during a period of tremendous market sector growth. In early 2003, he became the Project Director for the multi-billion dollar Egypt LNG projects where he lived at site during execution for twelve months. He later served as Operations Manager for OG&C in Bechtel’s London office. Jack also led Bechtel’s Global Procurement and Contracts Organization for six years, during which time the company purchased over $30 billion dollars of equipment and materials. He was elected a senior vice president in 1999.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Lehigh University. He is a member of the Executive Committee, Audit Committee, Supplier Executive Task Force and Board of Directors of the Nuclear Energy Institute. Jack also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the United States Energy Association.