Chairman and CEO David N. Farr announced W.H. "Bill" Easter III, former chairman, president and CEO of DCP Midstream LLC, has been elected to join Emerson’s board of directors.
Easter most recently led DCP Midstream LLC, one of the nation’s largest midstream companies engaged in gathering, processing and transporting natural gas and natural gas liquids. In this leadership role, from 2004 until his 2008 retirement, Easter oversaw growth and record earnings.
Prior to joining DCP Midstream LLC, Easter worked for more than 30 years with ConocoPhillips, where he held senior leadership, operations and government affairs roles both internationally and in the US.
“Bill possesses a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities facing the energy sector and has extensive people and organizational leadership experience,” Farr said. “His informed perspective and knowledge of the industries we serve make him a valuable addition to a board that is laser-focused on creating value for our customers and shareholders.”