WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) has appointed J. Kevin Vann, who serves as the company’s vice president, controller, and chief accounting officer, to be interim senior vice president and CFO. This follows WPX Energy's announcement that senior vice president and CFO Rod Sailor will resign from the company effective March 31 to accept a position at another company. Vann will also replace Sailor as director for Apco Oil and Gas International.
Vann began his career with Arthur Andersen in Tulsa, Oklahoma, before coming to Williams in 1998. He held positions responsible for accounting and risk management. In 2006, he became controller for the Exploration & Production business of Williams, which later spun off as independent company WPX Energy.
Vann is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and a member of the Oklahoma State Accounting Alumni Council.