Devon Energy Announces Senior Management Appointments
OKLAHOMA CITY -- June 10, 2013
Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) announced today the promotion of two
David A. Hager has been appointed to the position of chief operating officer.
He will be responsible for all operating areas and related corporate
Hager, 56, has served as executive vice president, exploration and production
since 2009 after serving on Devon’s board of directors beginning in 2007. In
addition, he served as chief operating officer of Kerr-McGee Corporation prior
to its 2006 merger with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Hager has over 30 years of
oil and gas exploration and production experience. He holds a Bachelor of
Science degree in Geophysics from Purdue University and a Masters in Business
Administration from Southern Methodist University.
“Dave’s extensive industry and leadership experience has enabled him to make a
significant contribution to the company over the last four years,” said John
Richels, president and chief executive officer. “He will now be in a position
to have an even greater impact upon Devon’s success through his leadership of
companywide operations and the related administrative functions.”
Tony Vaughn has been promoted to the position of executive vice president,
exploration and production. Vaughn will report to Hager and will be
responsible for all of Devon’s oil and natural gas exploration, drilling and
Vaughn, 55, previously served as Devon’s senior vice president, exploration
and strategic services. Prior to joining Devon in 1999, Vaughn spent 12 years
with Kerr-McGee Corporation, most recently as manager of the Rocky Mountains
district. Before joining Kerr-McGee, Vaughn worked as an operations engineer
for Amoco Production Company. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a Bachelor of Science
degree in Business Management from Oral Roberts University.
“Tony is a proven performer at Devon,” said Hager. “His leadership skills and
extensive industry experience make him the ideal candidate to head up our
exploration and production group.”
Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy company
engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is a leading
U.S.-based independent oil and gas producer and is included in the S&P 500
Index. For additional information, visit our website at www.devonenergy.com.
Devon Energy Corporation
Scott Coody, 405-552-4735
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