Chesapeake Energy establishes office of chairman

The board of Chesapeake Energy Corp. has established a three-member office of the chairman while continuing its previously announced chief executive officer search process.

Members of the office of chairman are Archie W. Dunham, nonexecutive chairman of the board; Steven C. Dixon, who has been named acting chief executive officer in addition to his continuing role as chief operating officer; and Domenic J. Dell’Osso Jr., chief financial officer.

Dixon has been executive vice-president and chief operating officer since 2006 and has held various senior operational positions since joining Chesapeake in 1991. Dell’Osso has served as executive vice-president and chief financial officer since 2010 after serving in various financial roles since 2008.

As part of Chesapeake’s previously announced succession plan, the members of the office of chairman have been working closely to transition oversight of strategic, operational, and financial matters as well as certain day-to-day management responsibilities from Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon, who has previously agreed with the board to retire on Apr. 1 (OGJ Online, Jan. 31, 2013).

Chesapeake said it would conduct a conference call early Apr. 1 to discuss establishment of the office of chairman and provide an operating update.

Related Articles

OMV acquires West of Shetland licenses from Hess

03/21/2014 OMV AG has reached an agreement with Hess Corp. to acquire four licenses in West of Shetland, UK, including Cambo field and the Blackrock prospect,...

Millennium Pipeline appoints president

03/20/2014 Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has selected Joseph Shields as its president. He succeeds Rocco D’Alessandro, who held the position beginning in May 20...

ONGC Videsh names exploration director

03/19/2014 ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL), the overseas arm of Oil & Natural Gas Corp. Ltd., has named Anil Bhandari as exploration director. In his role, Bhandar...

Vermilion to buy southeast Saskatchewan assets

03/18/2014 Vermilion Energy Inc., Calgary, has signed an agreement with a private southeast Saskatchewan producer to acquire light oil producing assets in the...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected