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Texaco Press Release - David G. Yetter to Retire After 26 Years of Service


WHITE PLAINS, NY., June 29, 1999 David G. Yetter, President of Texaco Safety, Health and Environment, has elected to retire effective July 1, 1999, it was announced today by Texaco Inc. Vice President James R. Metzger.

"David Yetter has made a significant contribution to the company during his 26 years of service," said Metzger. "As SH&E President, he built upon Texaco's global commitment to protecting people and the environment through leadership and the implementation of effective safety and environmental policies and programs.

"As we look to the future, we will continue to instill upon our employees, business partners, and customers Texaco's firm commitment to these values."

Yetter was graduated from Occidental College in Los Angeles with a bachelor of arts degree in political science. He earned a juris doctor degree from the University of California at Davis in 1972. Yetter joined Texaco as an attorney in 1973 in the company's Los Angeles office and was named Senior Attorney in 1981. He transferred to Texaco's Houston office in 1982 where he held various assignments with increasing responsibilities.

In 1988, Yetter was named Division Attorney for the Houston office and was appointed Regional Counsel in 1990. He was named President of Texaco's Safety, Health and Environment department in 1994.

Yetter held leadership positions in numerous industry and professional organizations including the American Petroleum Institute, the U.S. EPA Common Sense Initiative, and the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis. Yetter also served as Vice Chairman of the International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association (IPIECA).

Updated: June 1999