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Alumni Recognition Awards
J. Roger O'Neil, MBA '61
J. Roger O'Neil
J. Roger O'Neil

J. Roger O'Neil, MBA '61, former chairman of Mobil Oil Company Limited, London, was honored with the Samuel C. Johnson Distinguished Service 2009 Award. O'Neil, who continues to be active in energy-related activities in the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Norway, serves on the Johnson Advisory Council and with the Johnson Club of the United Kingdom. A key volunteer for Johnson activities in Europe, for many years he served as chair of the Johnson European Advisory Board, and played a key role in organizing the annual European alumni symposia. He has also shared his expertise, experience, and perspective with us as a visiting speaker, focusing on the challenges confronting international business. Because of his strong affinity for Cornell, O'Neil has also served on the Cornell University Council and the Cornell Alumni Federation.