Alex A. Diffey

Alex Diffey


Alex A. Diffey

BSME ‘32

Manager of Specialty Products Operations

Exxon Company

Mr. Diffey joined Humble Oil and Refining Company in 1932 and remained with the firm until his retirement in 1974.  During his 42-year career, he held several positions, including Division Marketing Manager, General Marketing Manager, Executive Assistant to Exxon USA’s Board of Directors and Manager of Headquarters Marketing Department.


Mr. Diffey was chosen as the Outstanding Engineering Senior during his last semester at the U of A.  He later attended the Advanced Management Program of Harvard university’s Graduate School of Business.