El Paso Corp. (ticker: EP, exchange: New York Stock Exchange (.N))
News Release -
El Paso Corporation Names Steven J. Shapiro Director
HOUSTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP)
has named Steven J. Shapiro to its board of directors effective today.
Shapiro (54) most recently served as executive vice president and chief
financial officer of Burlington Resources, Inc. During his five-year tenure
at Burlington Resources, Shapiro served as a member of the board of directors
and the office of the chairman where he was instrumental in the company's
strategic transformation and financial success. Before that, he served as
senior vice president, chief financial officer, and director at Vastar
Resources, Inc. and spent 16 years in various roles of increasing
responsibility with ARCO.
"Steve Shapiro is a valuable addition to our board of directors," said
Ronald L. Kuehn, El Paso's chairman of the board. "His vast energy-related
experience and strategic vision will help us build on our company's progress."
Shapiro earned a bachelor's degree in industrial economics from Union
College and a master's degree in business administration from Harvard
University. He is a current member of the board of directors of Barrick Gold
Corporation. Shapiro recently served as chairman of the executive committee
of the American Petroleum Institute's general committee on finance and is a
trustee at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy products in a
safe, efficient, and dependable manner. The company owns North America's
largest natural gas pipeline system and one of North America's largest
independent natural gas producers. For more information, visit
SOURCE El Paso Corporation
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