Murphy names Nolan as new chairman
William C. Nolan Jr. has been elected chairman of Murphy Oil Corp. effective July 15.
By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 15 -- William C. Nolan Jr. has been elected chairman of Murphy Oil Corp. effective July 15. Nolan succeeds R. Madison Murphy, who will remain on the company's board and serve as chairman of the board's audit committee.
Nolan has been a director for Murphy since 1977. He worked in Murphy's law department during 1964-69. Afterwards, he started the law firm Nolan & Alderson, where he is a partner. He also is president of Noalmark Broadcasting Corp., which owns radio stations in Arkansas and New Mexico.