Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) has added Rodney Chase to its board of directors. Chase, 58, is deputy group chief executive of BP the international energy company and one of the largest capitalized companies in the world.
Chase has spent his 37-year career with BP. He has held posts within the upstream and downstream segments of the industry in Australasia, Europe and North America. His background includes positions in shipping, refining, marketing, distribution, oil trading, and gas as well as at the corporate level in finance and strategic planning.
As CEO of BP Finance and group treasurer, Chase played a key role in the firm’s acquisition of The Standard Oil Company and Britoil, as well as the divestiture of BP’s mining interests.
“Rodney has spent his entire career in the highly competitive global energy industry with one of the premier international corporations,” Van B. Honeycutt, chairman, president and CEO of CSC, said. “His international experience and perspective will be valuable assets for us.”
Chase currently serves as a member of the UK Advisory Committee on Business and the Environment. He is also a fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and is a non-executive director of Diageo and the BOC Group.
About Computer Sciences Corporation
With nearly 68,000 employees worldwide, CSC had revenues of $10.5 billion for the 12 months ended March 30, 2001. Company headquarters are in El Segundo, California.