Ivanhoe Energy, an international heavy-oil development and production company, has appointed Gerald (Jerry) Schiefelbein as chief financial officer (CFO). He succeeds retiring CFO Gordon Lancaster.
Most recently, Schiefelbein was CFO with Chicago-based BP Integrated Supply & Trading, where he led the finance department for BP’s crude and oil-products supply and trading operations in the Americas. He received an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and his Masters in Management from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Illinois.
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