Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced its Board of Directors has named Darrell E. Hollek as Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production, effective immediately. Charles A. Meloy, the Company's current Executive Vice President, U.S. Onshore Exploration and Production, will remain as an Executive Vice President until his retirement in early June. The Board also named Christopher O. Champion as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, effective June 1, 2015, succeeding M. Cathy Douglas, who is retiring following more than 35 years with the company.
'Darrell is widely recognized as a respected leader both within Anadarko and throughout the industry,' said Anadarko Chairman, President and CEO Al Walker. 'Darrell's extensive industry knowledge and leadership skills will be of great benefit to the Executive Committee as we continue to move our industry-leading U.S. onshore program forward.'
Hollek joins Bob Daniels, Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Exploration; Jim Kleckner, Executive Vice President, International and Deepwater Operations; Bob Gwin, Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer; Bobby Reeves, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer; and Chuck Meloy, Executive Vice President, on Anadarko's Executive Committee, reporting to Walker.