Chesapeake Energy Corp. names new CEO

Anadarko Petroleum executive Robert Douglas Lawler will take reins of troubled Oklahoma City energy company Chesapeake.

BY ADAM WILMOTH Published: May 21, 2013

Chesapeake Energy Corp. shares jumped nearly 3 percent Monday after the Oklahoma City energy company tapped Anadarko Petroleum executive Robert Douglas Lawler as its new CEO.

Lawler, 46, is senior...

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