KBR elected James Blackwell as a member of the KBR Board of Directors.
Blackwell announced his plans to retire from Chevron where he has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility during his 34-year tenure with the company. He began his career as a roustabout with Gulf Oil, which merged with Standard Oil Company of California to form Chevron.
Blackwell worked his way up to Executive Vice President, Technology and Services, with responsibility for a portfolio that included the major capital projects organization for Chevron.
Press Release, August 21, 2014; Image: KBR