Exxon (XOM), widely seen as insular, names IBM (IBM) CEO Sam Palmisano as presiding director of...

|About: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)|By:, SA News Editor

Exxon (XOM), widely seen as insular, names IBM (IBM) CEO Sam Palmisano as presiding director of the board. Shareholder activists have contended XOM needs outside perspective on issues like the future of fossil fuels.