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ConocoPhillips Announces Senior Management Changes

In Uncategorized on April 1, 2009 at 5:34 pm

ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP] today announced the following actions concerning the company’s senior management. These changes are effective today.

Chief Administrative Officer Named

E.L. (Gene) Batchelder, currently senior vice president, Services, and chief information officer, will become senior vice president and Chief Administrative Officer. In this newly created role, Mr. Batchelder will be responsible for the strategy, leverage and oversight of the following staff functions: global shared services, human resources, facilities, information technology, security, aviation, executive services, and corporate affairs which includes investor relations, corporate communications and contributions. He will relocate to Houston and will report to Jim Mulva, chairman and chief executive officer.

Rand Berney, currently vice president and Controller, Finance, will become senior vice president, Corporate Shared Services. Mr. Berney will relocate to Bartlesville, Okla.
Carin Knickel will remain vice president, Human Resources.
Clayton Reasor, currently president, U.S. Marketing, will become vice president, Corporate Affairs.
Marty Schoenthaler, currently general manager, Information Services, will become general manager, Corporate Information Technology.
Mary Manning will remain general manager, Corporate Real Estate.
Jim Snyder will remain manager, Corporate Security.
Doug Schwartz will remain manager, Corporate Aviation.
Audrey Gage will remain director, Executive Services & Shareholder Events.
Controller and Chief Auditor Named

Glenda Schwarz, currently general auditor and chief ethics officer, Finance, will become vice president and controller, Finance.

Gary Russell, currently general manager, Investor Relations, Finance, will become general auditor and chief ethics officer, Finance.

Ms. Schwarz and Mr. Russell will continue to report to Sig Cornelius, senior vice president, Finance, and chief financial officer.

The president of U.S. Marketing will be named at a later date.

ConocoPhillips is an integrated energy company with interests around the world. For more information, including biographical profiles and a complete look at ConocoPhillips’ leadership team, go to


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