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OKG Newsletter

Topic: CEO

'Peake performance

Aubrey McClendon retains his Chesapeake CEO position, despite an advisory firm's recommendation.


Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy Corp. leaders were able to stave off a recommendation to oust the Oklahoma City-based company’s CEO Aubrey McClendon and former U.S. Sen. Don Nickles from the board at June 10’s annual shareholder meeting.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

‘Sea change’

The Oklahoman and OPUBCO share conservative values with its new skipper, Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoman and its parent company, OPUBCO, is to be sold in early October, after more than a century of ownership by the Gaylord family, the paper announced Sept. 15.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Settlement pending

Maps, millions and management comprise terms of Chesapeake’s legal settlement.


Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy has agreed to settle a lawsuit by shareholders over CEO Aubrey McClendon’s 2008 compensation package, which despite a huge drop in share prices that year, topped $112 million.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fueling station

A meal with a view is available at the restaurants housed in Devon Energy’s new world headquarters.


Kelley Chambers
Want to dine at the top of Devon Energy Corp.’s new tower but you don’t work for Devon or have a friend on the board? No problem, the company says.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Under pressure

Allegations mount against Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon as investors watch the stock price plummet.


Clifton Adcock
It’s fair to say that the past few weeks have not been kind to Chesapeake Energy co-founder, board chairman and CEO Aubrey McClendon.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

The Heineken Kidnapping

'Heineken? F**k that s**t! Pabst! Blue! Ribbon!'


Rod Lott
Beer brewing can be a risky business. Consider Alfred Heineken: In 1983, the CEO of the Dutch corporation that bears his name was kidnapped and held for a sizable ransom, all of which is dramatized in the near-epic film The Heineken Kidnapping. It's more engrossing than its generic title lets on.
Thursday, August 23, 2012

McClendon announces retirement from Chesapeake

The energy company's founder and CEO will step down April 1.


Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon announced that he will be retiring from the company, effective April 1.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Can’t keep this man down


Gazette staff
Being ousted from a company can’t keep Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, down. McClendon was forced out last year after a governance scandal and other boring business problems.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014