San Ramon, June 3 (ANI/Business Wire India): Jeet Bindra, president of Chevron Global Manufacturing, was honored for his career achievements by being named a 2008 recipient of the University of Washington (UW) College of Engineering's prestigious Diamond Award.
Bindra, who earned his master's degree in Chemical Engineering from UW, was recognized for Distinguished Achievement in Industry, alongside other esteemed alumni, at a ceremony on May 30 in Seattle.
"Jeet Bindra embodies the attributes of the Distinguished Achievement in Industry Diamond Award," said Matt O'Donnell, Frank and Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering, University of Washington.
"He was selected for his outstanding knowledge and significant contributions to the field of engineering as well as his academic and personal accomplishments. We are thrilled to have this opportunity to celebrate Jeet's many achievements and honor him with this award," he added.
"Jeet has made significant contributions to the success of Chevron over the course of a distinguished career, and this award is a testament to his strong leadership and commitment to excellence," said Mike Wirth, executive vice president, Global Downstream.
"I congratulate Jeet for this great honor and am pleased to see his alma mater recognize his many achievements and remarkable life's journey," he added
"Growing up as I did in India, I learned the value of hard work and sacrifice. I believe my success has come through perseverance and values I hold to this day: treat everyone with respect and dignity, always maintain your integrity; work hard; never stop learning; and, most importantly, dream big," said Bindra.