Todd Stevens, SPE, has been appointed president and chief executive officer at Occi dental Petroleum. Stevens has worked at Occidental for 19 years, serving since mid-2012 as vice president–corporate development. From 2008 to 2012, he was vice president–acquisition and corporate finance, and vice president–California operations. Before joining Occidental in 1995, Stevens was an investment banker with Hansen Capital, where he evaluated mid-market companies for possible mergers, acquisitions, or other potential capital restructuring. He has also worked for Safeco Insurance and the US Army National Training Center. Stevens received a BS degree in engineering management from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an MBA from the University of Southern California.