LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2004 - Occidental Petroleum
Corporation announced today that its board of directors has
elected Todd Stevens to the position of Vice President, Acquisitions
and Corporate Finance.
Stevens joined Occidental in 1995, and has filled a series of
progressively more responsible roles in the Corporate Development
Department. Most recently, he served as Director, Mergers and
Acquisitions, with responsibility for evaluating and developing
strategic and business opportunities, including restructuring
alternatives, mergers and acquisitions, and asset dispositions.
Stevens holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States
Military Academy and a Master of Business Administration degree from
the University of Southern California.