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Chesapeake Energy names R. Brad Martin as new chairman

Staff writer |
Oklahoma City, Ok., USA - Chesapeake Energy Corporation, a producer of natural gas, announced that R. Brad Martin has been appointed non-executive chairman of the company's board of directors-

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Mr. Martin, Chairman of RBM Ventures and Retired Chairman and CEO of Saks Incorporated, was appointed to Chesapeake's Board of Directors in June 2012.

He also serves on the Board of Directors of FedEx Corporation and First Horizon National Corporation.

He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Memphis and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.

Mr. Martin has also served as Interim President of the University of Memphis.