Anadarko Petroleum announced the election of Joseph W. Gorder to serve as an independent director of the company, effective July 28, 2014. Gorder was also appointed a member of the Board’s Compensation and Benefits Committee.
“Joe is an exceptional individual; his leadership, knowledge of the energy markets, and a long list of accomplishments throughout his career will be complementary to the Anadarko Board of Directors,” said Anadarko Chairman, President and CEO Al Walker. “We are fortunate to have Joe join our Board. Having managed a multinational company with career successes in refining and marketing, logistics, corporate development and strategic planning, the wealth of experience Joe brings to Anadarko will be invaluable as we continue to grow our company.”
Gorder, 57, is Chief Executive Officer and President of Valero Energy Corporation, a Fortune 500 international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels, other petrochemical products and power. He also serves as a member of the Valero Energy Corporation Board of Directors and as Chairman of the Board and CEO of Valero Energy Partners, LP. P
Press Release, July 29, 2014; Image: Valero Energy