Whitehead appointed Marathon Oil EVP, CFO

Dane Whitehead has joined Marathon Oil Corp. as executive vice-president and chief financial officer with an anticipated effective date of Mar. 6.

Dane Whitehead has joined Marathon Oil Corp. as executive vice-president and chief financial officer with an anticipated effective date of Mar. 6.

Whitehead most recently served as executive vice-president and chief financial officer of both EP Energy Corp. and EP Energy LLC beginning in May 2012. He was senior vice-president of strategy and enterprise business development and a member of El Paso Corp.’s executive committee from 2009 to 2012. He joined El Paso Exploration & Production Co. as senior vice-president and chief financial officer in 2006.

Prior to that, Whitehead was vice-president, controller, and chief accounting officer of Burlington Resources Inc., and formerly senior vice-president and chief financial officer of Burlington Resources Canada Ltd. He began his career as an independent accountant with Coopers and Lybrand LLP.

On the effective date of Whitehead’s appointment, Patrick J. Wagner, interim chief financial officer, will return to his role as senior vice-president, corporate development and strategy.

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