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Chevron: Charles A. James to leave the company

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San Ramon, Ca., USA - February 26, 2010, San Ramon, Ca., USA - Chevron Corporation announced that executive vice president Charles A. James will leave the company, effective May 2.

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Mr. James was assistant attorney general in charge of the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to his assignment at the Justice Department, Mr. James practiced law at Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Washington, D.C., where he chaired the firm's worldwide antitrust and trade regulation practice.

Mr. James received his bachelor's degree in 1976 from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut and his law degree in 1979 from the National Law Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

He joined the Federal Trade Commission where, from 1979 to 1985, he served in several positions, including assistant to the director of the commission's Bureau of Competition. In 1985, Mr. James joined the international law firm Jones Day.

Mr. James interrupted his tenure to serve in the first Bush administration as deputy assistant attorney general and later as acting assistant attorney general. He returned to Jones Day in 1993. He assumed the position of general counsel for Chevron Corporation in December 2002 and the position of executive vice president on April 1, 2009.


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