Nexen CEO to retire; Romanow ascends to position

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Oct. 29--Nexen Inc. has appointed Marvin Romanow president and chief executive officer and a director, effective Jan. 1, 2009. Romanow has been chief financial officer since 1998 and was promoted to executive vice-president in 2001.

Romanow will replace Chief Executive Officer and Pres. Charlie Fischer, who announced his intention to retire at the end of the year. He also said he will retire from the board of directors.

Fischer joined Nexen in 1994 as senior vice-president, North American operations, and was promoted to executive vice-president and chief operating officer in 1997. In 2001 he was appointed president and chief executive officer and joined the board of directors.

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