Latest John Hofmeister Stories

2010-12-02 09:36:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Shell president and Citizens for Affordable Energy chief executive John Hofmeister called for a regulatory body analogous to the U.S. Federal Reserve to establish broad designs for energy policy. He made his comments in a keynote address before the fourth annual The Platts Global Energy Outlook Forum, entitled "Clean Energy: Fact or Fiction?" which was held at the McGraw-Hill headquarters in midtown Manhattan on Wednesday. "We don't get...

2010-01-04 05:00:00

LUFKIN, Texas, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lufkin Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LUFK) announced today that John Hofmeister of Houston has been elected to its Board of Directors. Hofmeister is a former president and U.S. country chair for Shell Oil Company U.S. and a former human resources group director for Royal Dutch/Shell Group in The Hague. Previously he held various marketing, business development and human resources management positions with Allied Signal (now Honeywell) in Hong...

2009-03-02 09:35:00

Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister joins company advisors GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- To further expand its corporate citizenship and business innovations, Sodexo, Inc., today announced the appointment of John Hofmeister, chief executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy, to the Sodexo Business Advisory Board, a group of respected leaders, academicians and entrepreneurs whose recommendations help guide the North America operations for the leading integrated food and...

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