ConocoPhillips has appointed Tim Leach, previously executive vice-president, Lower 48, to advisor to the chief executive officer, effective May 1. He will continue to serve as a member of the company’s board of directors.
Jack Harper, previously president, Permian for ConocoPhillips, has assumed the role of executive vice-president, Lower 48, and joined the executive leadership team, effective May 1. Harper has more than 25 years of experience leading operations, finance, corporate planning/strategy, capital markets, and business development functions.
ConocoPhillips acquired Concho Resources in an all-stock deal worth $13.6 billion, including debt, in 2020 (OGJ Online, Oct. 19, 2020). Leach and Harper both joined ConocoPhillips with the acquisition in 2021. Leach had served as chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Conco Resources, and Harper was president.