Joseph W. Sutton has been promoted to vice chairman of Enron.
Sutton will join Enron's office of the chairman, which includes
Chairman and CEO Kenneth L. Lay and President and COO Jeffrey K.
Skilling. Sutton, previously chairman and CEO of Enron's
international business unit, will help oversee the day-to-day
operations of Enron's business units.
In related moves, Enron announced that Rebecca P. Mark,
currently chairman and CEO of Azurix and formerly vice chairman of
Enron, has been elected to Enron's board of directors. Mark will
focus on leading Azurix, a global water company in which Enron
holds a substantial interest. Also, Ken Harrison, formerly vice
chairman of Enron, will focus on his joint responsibilities as
chairman and CEO of Portland General Electric, Enron's electric
utility subsidiary, and as non-executive chairman of Enron's
communications business. Harrison will continue to serve on the
Brian E. O'Neill, president and CEO of Williams gas pipeline
unit, intends to retire Jan. 1, 2000. Cuba Wadlington Jr. has been
promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of
the gas pipeline unit. He will become president and chief executive
officer when O'Neill retires. Previously, Wadlington was senior
vice president and general manager of Williams Gas Pipeline -
Transco. A successor to Wadlington is expected to be announced
soon. He joined Williams in 1979 as director of regulatory affairs
for Williams Gas Pipeline - West.
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