HOUSTON, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced Robin Fielder has been named Vice President, Investor Relations, reporting to John Colglazier, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications. Effective Nov. 1, 2016, Fielder will assume leadership of the company's Investor Relations organization, with Colglazier serving in an advisory capacity as Senior Vice President until his retirement early next year.
"This is a well-deserved opportunity for Robin, and we are confident in her ability to lead our investor relations efforts going forward," said Anadarko Chairman, President and CEO Al Walker. "Robin brings exceptional experience to the role having already built trusted relationships with many of our investors during her tenure in Investor Relations. Her background as an engineer working various areas of Anadarko's worldwide upstream and U.S. midstream operations, enables her to provide unique insight into our business for the investment community.
"It's hard to capture the many contributions John has made over his career in working to ensure our investors had timely, consistent and accurate information when making investment decisions about our industry and company," added Walker. "He has built one of the most respected investor relations programs in our industry. Both individually and collectively, John and his organization have been routinely recognized by third-party organizations for exceptional and peer-leading performance. John has developed a very talented staff, including Robin, capable of carrying that success forward, and we are glad he will continue with us to help in the transition over the coming months. We all wish him the best in his retirement next year and thank him for all he has done to make Anadarko a better company."
Fielder has nearly 15 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, beginning her career with Anadarko in 2002. She has held a variety of positions with the company, including General Manager of East Texas and North Louisiana, Worldwide Operations Business Advisor and various exploration and operations engineering positions in both the U.S. onshore and the Gulf of Mexico. Fielder served as Director, Investor Relations from 2014 to 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation's mission is to deliver a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. As of year-end 2015, the company had approximately 2.06 billion barrels-equivalent of proved reserves, making it one of the world's largest independent exploration and production companies. For more information about Anadarko and Flash Feed updates, please visit www.anadarko.com.
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