Chesapeake Energy Corporation announced Tuesday the naming of Leslie S. Keating to the Board of Directors effective Sept. 11.
She will serve as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. Keating will also stand for re-election at the 2018 annual meeting of shareholders according to the announcement.
Keating is Executive Vice Presidentof Supply Chain Strategy and Transformation for the Advance Auto Parts company. She is in the process of leading the development, execution and re-architecture of the business model to deliver transformative P and L value.
Keating joined Advance Auto Parts in March of this year after a 31-year career with PepsiCo. At PepsiCo, she was most recently a Senior Vice President where she was responsible for Frito Lay’s North American supply chain including manufacturing, warehousing and transportation.
Chesapeake Chairman R. Brad Martin commented, “We are very pleased to welcome Leslie to the Board of Directors. She has a proven track record of enhancing performance for multibillion-dollar corporations through innovative P&L leadership in the areas of operations and supply chain functions. In addition to her extensive experience, her commitment to safety and environmental compliance aligns directly with Chesapeake’s culture and values.
Keating commented, “I am thrilled to join a company with such great opportunities in front of it, and I am looking forward to working with the Board and management team to help Chesapeake reach its full potential.”