Some top leadership changes are on the way for Noble Energy–a big energy company with big operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale region. Current Chairman and CEO Charles Davidson will retire May 1, 2015. Stepping up to the big chair will be David Stover. Stover, currently president and COO, will take on the CEO role in October of this year and (presumably) the chairmanship next May when Davidson retires.
Here’s the kumbaya press release from Noble announcing everyone loves everyone (and yes, Noble is a company we love and highly respect–we just couldn’t help poking a little fun at the announcement and its gushing tone):