Preston M. Geren III

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"Mr. Geren was named President and CEO of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation in July 2011. He served as Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation from April 2010 through June 2011. Mr. Geren served as Secretary of the U.S. Army from July 2007 until September 2009. He has also served as Under Secretary of the U.S. Army, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Army and Acting Secretary of the U.S. Air Force. Mr. Geren joined the Department of Defense in September of 2001 to serve as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense with responsibilities in the areas of inter-agency initiatives, legislative affairs and special projects. Prior to joining the Department of Defense, he was an attorney and businessman in Fort Worth, Texas. From 1989 until his retirement in 1997, Mr. Geren served four terms as a member of the U.S. Congress, representing the 12th Congressional District of Texas. In 1997, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Union Pacific Resources Group, Inc. (UPR), where he served until Anadarko acquired UPR in 2000. Mr. Geren then served as a director of Anadarko from July 2000 until his resignation in July 2005 to accept an appointment as Acting Secretary of the U.S. Air Force. He is a director of Texas Capital BancShares Inc. and in April 2013 he was appointed to the Oversight Committee of the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas. Mr. Geren has been a director of Anadarko since October 2009."[1]

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  1. Anadarko Board, organizational web page, accessed June 17, 2013.