Occidental Petroleum adds to board
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LOS ANGELES -- Occidental Petroleum Corp. has appointed Howard I. Atkins to its board, effective immediately. Atkins serves as senior executive VP and CFO of Wells Fargo & Co., where he is responsible for Wells Fargo’s financial management functions, its investment portfolios, and its corporate properties functions.
The company has also appointed Stephen I. Chazen as CEO, effective May 2011. He replaces Dr. Ray R. Irani, who will continue as executive chairman.