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Devon Energy appoints John Krenicki Jr. to board

Staff Writer |
Oklahoma City, Ok., USA - Devon Energy, a natural gas and oil producer, announced that shareholders have elected John Krenicki Jr. to the board of directors.

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Mr. Krenicki is a senior operating partner at the private-equity investment firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Previously, Mr. Krenicki built a 29-year career at General Electric Co., where he served as vice chairman as well as president and CEO of GE Energy, among other executive positions.

Mr. Krenicki's responsibilities included oversight of GE’s oil and gas, power and water and energy management businesses.

Mr. Krenicki also serves as chairman of Brand Industrial Services and Wilsonart International Holdings and is lead director of Ply Gem Holdings, all of which are privately held entities controlled by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

He previously served as board chairman of ServiceMaster Global Holdings and CHC Group and as a director of Hess Corp.

Mr. Krenicki has a master’s degree in management from Purdue University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Connecticut.


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