El Paso Corp. (ticker: EP, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
El Paso Announces Organizational Change
HOUSTON, TEXAS, April 12, 2001ŚEláPaso Corporation (NYSE:EPG)
announced today that Norma F. Dunn will assume the role as senior vice president
of Communications and Government Affairs effective immediately. In this new
role, Dunn will manage all local, state, federal, and international government
relations while retaining her current responsibilities as senior vice president
over all corporate communications, public relations, media relations, regional
issues management, and emergency response activities. She also is president of
the EláPaso Corporate Foundation, the company's primary channel for
philanthropic and charitable contributions.
Norma Dunn has held a number of positions since joining EláPaso in 1987.
She established the Investor Relations group in 1992 when EláPaso completed
its initial public offering following the spin-off from Burlington Resources,
and she became vice president of Investor and Public Relations in 1993. In 1999,
Dunn was promoted to senior vice president of Public Relations. She is a
certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the
Public Relations Society of America. Dunn currently serves on the boards of
directors for a number of civic, cultural, and educational organizations and is
active in various industry organizations. She is a graduate of the University of
Texas at EláPaso.
EláPaso Corporation, the largest and most broadly based natural gas
company in the world, spans the energy value chain from wellhead to electron.
With an enterprise value in excess of $50 billion, EláPaso is a leader in
every phase of the natural gas industry. The company owns and operates a
significant portion of the North American natural gas delivery grid, operates
the fastest growing, most sophisticated energy merchant group, and is the
nation's third largest natural gas producer. EláPaso, a leader in risk
management techniques, is focused on maximizing shareholder value, transforming
existing markets, and speeding the development of new markets. Visit
EláPaso at www.elpaso.com.
This release includes forward-looking statements and projections, made
in reliance on the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995. The company has made every reasonable effort to ensure that
the information and assumptions on which these statements and projections are
based are current, reasonable, and complete. However, a variety of factors could
cause actual results to differ materially from the projections, anticipated
results or other expectations expressed in this release. While the company makes
these statements and projections in good faith, neither the company nor its
management can guarantee that the anticipated future results will be achieved.
Reference should be made to the company's (and its affiliates') Securities and
Exchange Commission filings for additional important factors that may affect