Unocal president and COO dies unexpectedly

Unocal Corp.'s President and COO, Timothy H. Ling, 46, died suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, Jan 28, 2004, in El Segundo, California.

Unocal Corp.'s President and COO, Timothy H. Ling, 46, died suddenly on Wednesday afternoon, Jan 28, 2004, in El Segundo, California.

"Tim Ling was a brilliant executive with boundless energy and enthusiasm," said Charles R. Williamson, Unocal chairman and CEO.

Ling was a member of the company's management committee and had served as a member of Unocal's board of directors since 2000. Previously, he was executive vice president, North American Operations. He joined Unocal in 1997 as CFO.

Williamson indicated that he would assume Ling's responsibilities as president and COO on an interim basis, effective immediately.

01/29/04

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