Rudolph to Oversee HR at Devon

Devon Energy Corporation said that Frank W. Rudolph, 50, will be joining Devon as senior vice president, human resources. As senior vice president, Rudolph will serve on the company's executive committee. He will report to Devon's president, John Richels.

"With the addition of Frank to this senior position on our executive team, we will further accelerate Devon's capabilities to successfully attract, retain and develop the kind of quality talent that is essential to our premier position in this vital industry," said Richels. "Frank Rudolph has demonstrated that he is a progressive, versatile leader that can bring value to our organization. We are excited about having him join our team."

Rudolph joins Devon with more than 25 years experience in human resources within a variety of industries including printing, supply chain management, packaging, manufacturing, refining and communications. Most recently, Rudolph was vice president of human resources for Banta Corporation.

Rudolph earned his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University and a graduate degree from Loyola University of Chicago. He is on the board of directors of the Wisconsin Foundation of Independent Colleges.

Devon Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent energy company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production. Devon is one of the world's leading independent oil and gas producers and is included in the S&P 500 Index.