Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corporation Aubrey McClendon walks through the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana March 26, 2012. REUTERS/Sean Gardner
Chesapeake says CEO McClendon is leaving
Posted : Tuesday, 29 January 2013 05:21PM
(Reuters) - Chesapeake Energy <Corp CHK.N>, battling a governance crisis and financial strain, said Chief Executive Aubrey McClendon is leaving the company on April 1.
McClendon, 53, who co-founded the company in 1989, was stripped of his title as chairman last year and big shareholders took control of the U.S. oil and gas company's board in June.
(Reporting By Anna Driver; editing by Carol Bishopric)
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