Apache Announces Executive Appointments: Brady Parish Joins Apache; Alfonso Leon Promoted
HOUSTON, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA)
today announced two new executive appointments:
- Alfonso Leon has been promoted to senior vice president and chief of staff.
- Brady Parish joins Apache as vice president, investor relations.
In his new role as chief of staff, Alfonso Leon will support the delivery of Apache's growth strategy, performance and portfolio management, partner relationships and new business opportunities. He will continue to report to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Steve Farris. Leon previously served as vice president, planning and strategy. He joined Apache in 2009 and has built and led a dynamic team of professionals who have expanded Apache's planning, strategic analysis and investor relations capabilities to match Apache's portfolio and growth. He holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Brady Parish will join Apache as vice president, investor relations reporting to President and Chief Corporate Officer Roger Plank. Parish most recently served as a managing director at
Moelis & Company,
leading its oil and gas advisory practice since 2011. Prior to that position,
he was a managing director in the Global Natural Resources Group at
Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he led the oil and gas investment banking effort
and was a member of the Merger Leadership Group. Previously, Parish
was a director in the Global Energy & Power Group at Merrill
Lynch. Parish received his bachelor's degree from Texas
A&M and holds an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of
Business at Dartmouth College; he is
a Certified Public Accountant with more than 20 years of investment banking and
business development experience focused predominantly in the oil and gas sector.