PERSONNEL MOVES AND PROMOTIONS: El Paso Corp. shifts executive team after NYSE changes

El Paso Corp. revealed that it would be shifting certain key members of its executive management team.Ronald L. Kuehn has been elected to the position of lead director of El Paso's board. Kuehn's appointment, El Paso stated, was in response to an Aug. 1 proposal by the New York Stock Exchange, which ratified a group of proposals designed to "hold listed companies to a much higher standard of corporate governance," NYSE said. Among the list of proposals was a call for listed firms to carry a majority of independent members on their boards.Formerly, Kuehn served as chairman, president, and CEO of Sonat Inc., Birmingham, Ala., before it was merged into El Paso.El Paso's board als...

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