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Date of Report: October 1, 2014
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(b) C. Douglas Johnson, Vice President and Controller (Principal Accounting Officer), has announced he will retire from the Company effective January 1, 2015.
(c) In connection with the retirement of Mr. Johnson, the Board of Directors has elected Chukwuemeka A. Oyolu as Assistant Controller, effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Oyolu has also been elected to replace Mr. Johnson and become the Vice President and Controller and designated as the Principal Accounting Officer, each effective December 1, 2014. Mr. Oyolu is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, and earned an MBA from Rice University. He most recently has served as the General Manager, Planning and Optimization for the Company.
Mr. Oyolu, 45, was the General Manager, Finance for Refining, Marketing and Transportation from May 2012 until February 2014 when he became General Manager, Planning and Optimization. Previously, Mr. Oyolu worked for ConocoPhillips as Manager, Downstream Finance, from 2009 until April 2012, and Manager, Financial Reporting, Exploration and Production, from 2007 to 2009.
Mr. Oyolu has no family relationship with any of the members of our Board of Directors or any of our officers. Mr. Oyolu does not have an employment agreement with the Company. Mr. Oyolu is not a party to any transaction requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 6, 2014
/s/ Paula A. Johnson
Paula A. Johnson
Executive Vice President, Legal, General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary