Al Hirshberg as Executive Vice President, Production, Drilling and Projects at ConocoPhillps is to retired after more than 35 years of industry service, including eight years with ConocoPhillips. 

In conjunction with Al’s retirement, the company also announced the realignment of executive leadership responsibilities. 

Matt Fox, currently Executive Vice President, Strategy, Exploration and Technology, will be named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Matt will have responsibility for worldwide exploration and production operations, corporate planning and technology. Matt has over 30 years of industry experience in a broad range of technical and leadership roles, including leading ConocoPhillips’ exploration and production operations from 2012-2016.

Don Wallette, Jr., currently Executive Vice President, Finance, Commercial and Chief Financial Officer, will be named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Don will have responsibility for the finance, commercial, acquisitions and divestitures, and information technology functions. Wallette has over 30 years of experience and has served in several technical and leadership roles in ConocoPhillips, including leading the company’s business development function from 2012-2016.

These appointments are effective on January 1, 2019. Al will remain in his current position until that date to provide support during the transition of his responsibilities. Matt and Don will continue to report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance.

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2nd November 2018

2nd November 2018