ConocoPhillips expands board of directors with new appointee

The board of directors at ConocoPhillips has been expanded with this week’s election of Jeffrey A. Joerres to the board.

He was chief executive office of Manpower Group Inc. from 1999 to 2014 and was chairman of the board from 2001 to 2014. Joerres joined Manpower Group in 1993 and was vice president of Marketing and senior vice president of European Operations and Marketing and Major Account Development.

“ConocoPhillips will benefit from Jeff’s extensive global leadership experience and substantial involvement on both public and private boards,” said Ryan Lance, chairman and chief executive officer of ConocoPhillips. “We are pleased to add a new director who brings key qualifications and skills to the current composition of the board and look forward to his guidance with respect to the company’s operations and interests.”

Joerres also serves on the board of The Western Union Company, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc., Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee, BMO Harris Bradley Center and Kohler Company.

Mr. Joerres currently serves on the boards of The Western Union Company, Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc., Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee, BMO Harris Bradley Center and Kohler Co.

The appointment of Mr. Joerres increases the number of ConocoPhillips directors to 11, of which 10 are independent. Mr. Joerres will serve on the Audit and Finance Committee and the Committee on Directors’ Affairs of the ConocoPhillips board.

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