Joseph W. Sutton has been promoted to vice chairman of Enron.Sutton will join Enron’s office of the chairman, which includesChairman and CEO Kenneth L. Lay and President and COO Jeffrey K.Skilling. Sutton, previously chairman and CEO of Enron’sinternational business unit, will help oversee the day-to-dayoperations of Enron’s business units.

In related moves, Enron announced that Rebecca P. Mark,currently chairman and CEO of Azurix and formerly vice chairman ofEnron, has been elected to Enron’s board of directors. Mark willfocus on leading Azurix, a global water company in which Enronholds a substantial interest. Also, Ken Harrison, formerly vicechairman of Enron, will focus on his joint responsibilities aschairman and CEO of Portland General Electric, Enron’s electricutility subsidiary, and as non-executive chairman of Enron’scommunications business. Harrison will continue to serve on theEnron board.

Brian E. O’Neill, president and CEO of Williams gas pipelineunit, intends to retire Jan. 1, 2000. Cuba Wadlington Jr. has beenpromoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer ofthe gas pipeline unit. He will become president and chief executiveofficer when O’Neill retires. Previously, Wadlington was seniorvice president and general manager of Williams Gas Pipeline -Transco. A successor to Wadlington is expected to be announcedsoon. He joined Williams in 1979 as director of regulatory affairsfor Williams Gas Pipeline – West.

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