Apache Corp. (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) has appointed Peter A. Ragauss to its board of directors.
Ragauss retired from Baker Hughes in October after eight years as senior vice president and CFO. Before joining Baker Hughes, he was controller, Refining and Marketing, for BP Plc from 2003 to 2006; CEO for Air BP from 2000 to 2003; and assistant to a group chief executive for BP Amoco from 1998 to 2000.
Ragauss was vice president of Finance and Portfolio Management for Amoco Energy International when Amoco Corp. merged with BP. From 1996 to 1998, he served as vice president of Finance for El Paso Energy International, and held positions of increasing responsibility at Tenneco Inc., from 1993 to 1996, and Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc. from 1987 to 1993.
Ragauss holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University.