ExxonMobil appoints new head gas & power marketing unit

ExxonMobil appoints new head of gas & power marketing unit

4:28 AM, 5th February 2018
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IRVING, US: ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company said that its president, Rob Franklin announced his intention to retire, effective 1 March 2018, after more than 35 years of service.

The board of directors of ExxonMobil Corporation (XOM) has appointed Peter Clarke as president of ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company and elected him as a vice president (VP) of the corporation. Clarke is currently VP, international gas, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, and lead country manager for ExxonMobil businesses in UK.

Franklin, 60, was appointed president, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company effective1 March 2013, and elected as a VP of the corporation, effective 1 May 2009.

Franklin joined Mobil North Sea Ltd in 1981 in Aberdeen, Scotland, and has held a variety of technical and managerial positions in exploration, production and gas marketing. In 1999, he was appointed vice president for European gas marketing for Mobil Corporation, and in 2001 was named vice president of new business development for ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company in Houston, Texas.

He was appointed executive assistant to the chairman of Exxon Mobil Corporation in 2007 and in 2008 was named vice president for Europe, Russia and Caspian for ExxonMobil Production Company. He was appointed president of ExxonMobil Upstream Ventures in 2009.

Franklin was born in Culcheth, England, and is a graduate of University of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

Clarke 52, joined Esso Ireland in 1987 and has gained broad experience in the global natural gas business. He has held various management positions in ExxonMobil's natural gas and LNG marketing organizations and has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and US

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