Rex Tillerson

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Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump.wikipedia
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Mike Pompeo

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Tillerson was replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
President Donald Trump nominated Pompeo as secretary of state in March 2018, with Pompeo succeeding Rex Tillerson after his dismissal.

United States Secretary of State

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Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump.
Pompeo replaced Rex Tillerson whom President Trump dismissed on March 13, 2018.

ExxonMobil

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Prior to joining the Trump administration, Tillerson was chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, holding that position from 2006 until 2017.
On December 13, 2016, the CEO of ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, was nominated as Secretary of State by President-elect Donald Trump.

University of Texas at Austin

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Tillerson began his career as a civil engineer with Exxon in 1975 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
Presidential cabinet members include former U.S. Secretaries of State Rex Tillerson '75, and James Baker '57, former U.S. Secretary of Education William J. Bennett, and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Donald Evans '73.

Busser

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At age 14, he began to work as a bus boy in the student union building at Oklahoma State University.

Lee Raymond

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Upon this appointment Tillerson's replacement of Lee Raymond as CEO of Exxon Mobil was implied.
ExxonMobil president Rex W. Tillerson succeeded Raymond on 1 January 2006.

Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America)

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Tillerson is a long-time volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America and earned the rank of Eagle Scout.
Eagle Scouts who have held public office include 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford, 22nd U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, 13th and 21st U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, 69th U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Stephen Breyer and 84th U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

Donald Trump

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Rex Wayne Tillerson (born March 23, 1952) is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump.
Trump's cabinet nominations included U.S. senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, financier Steve Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury, retired Marine Corps general James Mattis as Secretary of Defense, and ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.

Formation of Donald Trump's Cabinet

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The Senate confirmed Tillerson as Secretary of State on February 1, 2017.

Collegiate secret societies in North America

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During his time at UT Austin, he was involved with the Tejas Club (an all-male secret society) and the marching band.
Prominent members of the Tejas Club include former U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, CarMax founder Austin Ligon, and numerous Austin-area leaders.

Exxon Neftegas

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He has previously been the director of the joint United States-Russia oil company Exxon Neftegas.
Former ExxonMobil CEO and former United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was director of Exxon Neftegas from 1998 to at least May 2001.

Huntsville, Texas

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He was raised in Vernon, Texas; Stillwater, Oklahoma; and Huntsville, Texas.

Inauguration of Donald Trump

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On January 20, 2017, shortly after being sworn in as President of the United States, Trump formally sent his nomination of Tillerson as Secretary of State to the United States Senate.
Rex Tillerson, Trump's choice to succeed John Kerry as secretary of state, was in attendance, as well as former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani and National Security Advisor-designate Michael T. Flynn, and Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer, according to reporters in attendance at the event.

List of national presidents of the Boy Scouts of America

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From 2010 to 2012, he was the national president of the Boy Scouts, its highest non-executive position.

Clashes at the Turkish Ambassador's Residence in Washington, D.C.

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In May, protestors and Erdoğan's bodyguards clashed outside of the Turkish Ambassador's Residence in Washington, D.C. Tillerson said that the incident was "outrageous" and that the Trump administration has expressed "dismay" over it.
The charges were dropped in March 2018, days before high level meetings between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Erdogan.

Wichita Falls, Texas

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Tillerson was born on March 23, 1952, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of Patty Sue (née Patton) and Bobby Joe Tillerson, and named after Rex Allen and John Wayne, two Hollywood actors famous for playing cowboys.

Center for Strategic and International Studies

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John Hamre, the President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, of which Tillerson is a board member, states that Tillerson "has had more interactive time with Vladimir Putin than probably any other American, with the exception of Dr. Henry Kissinger."

Stillwater, Oklahoma

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He was raised in Vernon, Texas; Stillwater, Oklahoma; and Huntsville, Texas.

Brian Hook

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Tillerson is reported to relied heavily on Peterlin, as well as his chief of policy, Brian Hook.
He previously served as the Director of Policy Planning under Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Tejas Club

During his time at UT Austin, he was involved with the Tejas Club (an all-male secret society) and the marching band.

United States Department of State

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Tillerson attempted to reduce inefficiencies within the State Department, though it was described as a "botched reorganization" that created a hollowed out and dysfunctional department, reportedly leading to micromanaging and poor morale among career diplomats.
The current Secretary of State is Mike Pompeo, who ascended to the office in April 2018 after Rex Tillerson resigned.

Margaret Peterlin

Tillerson selected Margaret Peterlin to be his Chief of Staff.
She was the Chief of Staff to the United States Secretary of State, appointed to the position by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, from February 2017 until the end of March 2018.

University of Texas Longhorn Band

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Tillerson received a college scholarship from the University of Texas Longhorn Band.
* Rex Tillerson – 69th United States Secretary of State and former ExxonMobil CEO

National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America

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After the end of his term as BSA president, he remained on the organization's National Executive Board.
Current notable members of the National Executive Board include former Ernst & Young CEO James Turley, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, and former Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson.

ExxonMobil climate change controversy

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In response to a subpoena issued by the New York State Attorney General's Office (part of a state investigation into whether Exxon had misled investors and the public about climate change), Exxon produced about 60 emails associated with the "Wayne Tracker" account, but did not inform investigators that they were Tillerson's.
On February 13, ExxonMobil CEO Rex W. Tillerson acknowledged that the planet was warming while carbon dioxide levels were increasing, "but in the same speech gave an unalloyed defense of the oil industry and predicted that hydrocarbons would dominate the world’s transportation as energy demand grows by an expected 40 percent by 2030. [Tillerson] stated that there is no significant alternative to oil in coming decades, and that ExxonMobil would continue to make petroleum and natural gas its primary products."