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Texaco Press Release - David W. Johnson to Retire After 35 Years of Service


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., October 19, 1999 - David W. Johnson, Senior Government Relations Representative, has elected early retirement effective at the end of 1999, it was announced today by James C. Pruitt, Vice President Government Relations.

"David's government relations expertise and overall knowledge of our industry have enabled him to make valuable contributions to the company during his 35 years of service. He has been a key member of our team," said Pruitt. "We will miss his professional commitment and dedication and we wish him well in his retirement."

Johnson was graduated from the University of Richmond in 1964 with a bachelor of arts degree in history. He joined Texaco that same year as a marketing trainee in Norfolk, Virginia. Following several marketing assignments of increasing responsibility, Johnson was appointed Public Affairs Coordinator in Atlanta in 1976 and named Public Affairs Manager for the Midwest Region in Chicago in 1979.

Johnson was named Regional Manager for Public and Government Affairs in Cherry Hill, New Jersey in 1983. The following year he transferred to Texaco's headquarters in White Plains as Director of Planning and Programs in the Public Relations Department. Following a return to the Public and Government Affairs office in Cherry Hill, Johnson was appointed Regional Manager for the Western Region of Public and Government Affairs located in Los Angeles in 1989. He transferred to Washington D.C. in 1996 to assume his current responsibilities as Senior Government Relations Representative.

David and his wife, Martha, plan to reside in Onancock, Virginia and Phoenix, Arizona.

Updated: October 1999