<p>WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 22: Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, listens during a meeting at the Department of the Interior September 22, 2010 in Washington, DC. Secretary of the Interior Kenneth L. Salazar hosted Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Gulf Oil Spill National Incident Commander Adm. Thad Allen (Ret.), representatives from the private sector and others to discus strengthening the containment abilities to deep water oil and gas well blowouts like the recent BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)</p>
President-elect Donald Trump has picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his choice for secretary of state, the transition team said in a statement Tuesday.