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Texaco Press Release - Georgia A. Callahan Appointed Vice President


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Mar. 8 - Georgia A. Callahan has been appointed Vice President - Environment and Health for Texaco, it was announced today by James R. Metzger, Texaco Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. In her new assignment, effective March 1, Callahan is responsible for monitoring global environment and health issues, and the development of competitive environmental strategies that enhance business opportunities and foster strategic partnerships within the company and externally.

In making the announcement, Metzger said, "Georgia has proven leadership and management skills in the development of cohesive environmental programs. She will be an important member of Texaco's Safety, Health & Environment leadership team."

Callahan was graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor or arts degree in English in 1973 and a master's degree in city and regional planning in 1977. She joined the City of Clemson in 1976 as the Community Development Director. In 1978, Callahan was accepted into President Jimmy Carter's Presidential Management Intern Program and served as an Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Mobile Source Enforcement in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During the next 12 years, she progressed through a number of assignments of increasing responsibility, including Project Manager, Consolidated Environmental Permits; Branch Chief in the Office of the Comptroller overseeing air programs budget; and Assistant to the Director for climate change and air programs.

In 1990, Callahan joined Texaco as an Environmental Advisor in Corporate Planning and Economics in White Plains. She was appointed Manager, Air, Water and Waste Programs in 1994 and named Manager, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs in 1996. In 1998, Callahan was appointed Manager, Global Policy and Strategy with primary responsibility for strategic environmental issues management, and was named to her most recent assignment of Acting General Manager, Environment and Health the following year.

Callahan will continue to be located at Texaco's Corporate Center in White Plains.

Updated: March 2000