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Chevron Press Release - Chevron Corp. Names Bruce Marsh As General Tax Counsel

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 1994 -- Chevron Corp. today named R. Bruce Marsh as its general tax counsel and an officer of the corporation, to replace John J. Ross, who will retire Oct. 1, 1994, after a distinguished 40-year career with Gulf and Chevron.

Marsh, 51, has been the corporation's assistant general tax counsel for legal & legislation since 1988. A native of New Orleans, he began his career as a tax attorney with Humble Oil Co. in 1966 after earning business and law degrees from the University of Texas. Marsh joined Gulf Oil as taxation director, Houston, and moved through a variety of Gulf tax assignments, attaining the position of general tax counsel, Houston, in 1978. He became general tax counsel for Chevron U.S.A., Inc., in San Francisco following the Gulf/Chevron merger in 1984.

Ross, 64, has been Chevron's general tax counsel since 1988. A native of Oklahoma, he graduated from Oklahoma University in 1951, then served three years in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps. in Korea. Ross joined Gulf Oil in 1954 in the land department, Tulsa. He earned a law degree from the University of Denver in 1958, moved into Gulf's law department in 1963 in Midland, Texas, and then joined its tax department in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1965. Ross held a variety of positions in the Gulf tax department, advancing to become Gulf's chief tax officer. Following the 1984 merger of Gulf and Chevron, Ross became assistant general tax counsel.

The general tax counsel guides and directs the corporation's tax activities throughout the corporation and serves as manager of Chevron Tax Department.

Updated: June 1994