Apache Chief Corporate Officer Plank to retire
Apache announced several changes to its executive organization. Roger Plank, president and Chief Corporate Officer, has elected to retire from Apache. Alfonso Leon, senior vice president and Chief of Staff has been appointed executive vice president and CFO, reporting to G. Steven Farris, chairman, CEO and president. Leon will lead Apache's financial, commercial, stakeholder relations, planning and strategy functions. Prior to joining Apache, he was a director and head of energy investment banking at Perella Weinberg Partners in London. Tom Chambers will assume the new position of senior vice president, finance. Prior to joining the company, Chambers was in the international business development group at Pennzoil Exploration and Production, having held a variety of management positions with BP from 1981 to 1992.