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Vice President Rod Hartung To Retire; Al Caccamo To Assume Public Affairs Post


SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 1995 -- Chevron today announced that Rod Hartung will retire Jan. 31 as the corporation's vice president of public affairs, and Al Caccamo has been elected to succeed him.

Hartung, 60, has served as public affairs vice president for nine years. Caccamo, 58, is currently president of Chevron International Oil Co., a subsidiary responsible for international oil trading and technology marketing.

A native of Albion, Mich., Hartung earned bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering at the University of Michigan before joining Chevron in 1959 as a project engineer.

His experience includes a variety of management assignments at Chevron refineries in California, Hawaii, Peru, Utah and Mississippi. He was also vice president of public affairs in 1985-86 for Chevron's principal domestic subsidiary.

Hartung is a director of the Independent Colleges of Northern California, the National Energy Foundation, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the United States Council for International Business and the Foundation for American Communications. He is a board member of the International Host Committee of California and the Public Affairs Council, and a member of the Vice Presidents Forum, the San Francisco Host Committee and the American Petroleum Institute.

Caccamo earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1960 and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School in 1964. He joined Chevron that year as a financial analyst and subsequently held positions in aviation fuel sales, corporate planning and in profit improvement planning for Chevron U.S.A.

In 1979, he became manager of pricing and evaluation for Chevron U.S.A.'s marketing organization and later served as a division manager. He then served as general manager for supply and distribution in both the eastern and western regions before being named general manager of marketing's light products strategic business unit. He assumed his current post on Aug. 1, 1993.

Updated: November 1995