Corson succeeding Kruger at Imperial helm

B.W. Corson has been appointed president of Imperial Oil Ltd., Calgary, and will become chairman and chief executive officer as well on Jan. 1.

B.W. Corson has been appointed president of Imperial Oil Ltd., Calgary, and will become chairman and chief executive officer as well on Jan. 1.

He succeeds R.M. Kruger, who will retire at yearend.

A chemical engineer, Corson has worked with ExxonMobil Corp., Imperial’s majority owner, for 36 years. He recently has been president of ExxonMobil Upstream Ventures and vice-president of ExxonMobil Corp.

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