PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World The former oil exec will have to make tough decisions as he becomes a foreign policy leader Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/692105/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Rex Tillerson has spent about 40 years at one of the largest oil companies in the world. He'll have to make some adjustments in order to transition into his new job as secretary of state.