Occidental Petroleum Corp. (“Oxy”) announced on Feb. 22 Ken Robinson joined the company’s board of directors on Feb. 16. 

Robinson currently serves on the board of directors for a number of companies, including Abercrombie & Fitch, Paylocity and Morgan Stanley U.S. Banks, and was senior vice president of audit and controls at Exelon Corp from 2016 to 2020. 

Prior to Exelon, Robinson was at The Procter & Gamble Co. and served in a number of leadership roles including vice president of global diversity & inclusion, global risk and compliance leader, chief audit executive and vice president of finance. 

"Ken's impressive 40 plus-year career consists of senior leadership roles within global finance and accounting, enterprise risk, ethics, and compliance," said Jack Moore, independent chairman of the board at Occidental. "His experience of providing strategic and financial oversight to many companies brings immediate value to Oxy's shareholders.”

Robinson is also a trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Mississippi State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Memphis. 

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Occidental is an international energy company with assets in the U.S., Middle East and North Africa.