Former SEC chairman elected to Occidental Petroleum board

Occidental Petroleum

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY) has elected the Hon. Elisse B. Walter, former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to the company’s Board of Directors.

Walter was appointed commissioner of the SEC by President George W. Bush, and served in that capacity from 2008 until 2013. President Barack Obama designated her as chairman of the SEC in December 2012.

Walter spent more than two decades of her career at the SEC. She served as senior executive vice president, Regulatory Policy and Programs, for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). She held the same position at the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) before its 2007 consolidation with NYSE Member Regulation. Earlier in her career, she served as the General Counsel of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and as Deputy Director of the SEC Division of Corporation Finance.

Walter holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, cum laude, from Yale University and a JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

Related Articles

Upstream News

03/13/2014

OXY to spin off California assets into separate company

02/14/2014

Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE:OXY) board of directors has authorized the separation of Occidental’s California assets into an independent and separately traded company.

Occidental sells Hugoton Field assets

02/14/2014

Occidental Petroleum Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Hugoton Field assets to an undisclosed buyer for pre-tax proceeds of $1.4 billion.

Occidental to pay former CEO $14M to settle termination

12/30/2013

Bloomberg reports that Occidental Petroleum Corp. has agreed to pay former chairman Ray Irani $14 million as part of a settlement for his separation from the company.

Sanchez Energy COO resigns

12/27/2013

Joseph DeDominic, senior vice president and COO of Eagle Ford Shale-focused Sanchez Energy Corp. has resigned to pursue a new opportunity.

More Oil & Gas Financial Articles

Upstream News

Thu, Mar 13, 2014

OXY to spin off California assets into separate company

Fri, Feb 14, 2014

Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE:OXY) board of directors has authorized the separation of Occidental’s California assets into an independent and separately traded company.

Occidental sells Hugoton Field assets

Fri, Feb 14, 2014

Occidental Petroleum Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Hugoton Field assets to an undisclosed buyer for pre-tax proceeds of $1.4 billion.

Occidental to pay former CEO $14M to settle termination

Mon, Dec 30, 2013

Bloomberg reports that Occidental Petroleum Corp. has agreed to pay former chairman Ray Irani $14 million as part of a settlement for his separation from the company.

Sanchez Energy COO resigns

Fri, Dec 27, 2013

Joseph DeDominic, senior vice president and COO of Eagle Ford Shale-focused Sanchez Energy Corp. has resigned to pursue a new opportunity.

Most Popular

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Subscribe to OGFJ