Edward J. Behm

Company: Occidental Oil & Gas Corporation

TitleDirector of Business Development Mergers and Acquisitions

Board Member Since: 2014

Board Committee: Executive Board Treasurer, Finance, Institutional Advancement

Ed Behm currently serves as Director of Business Development Mergers and Acquisitions for Occidental Petroleum Corporation. Ed has spent his career mostly in managing mature oil field redevelopment and improved oil recovery applications in the US and overseas. Ed has more than 30 years of experience with Oxy including various domestic and international operating area assignments. He served as director in the Oxy corporate financial planning and analysis department, director of reserves for Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation, and served as an assistant to executive worldwide operations management.

Ed received a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa and completed the Executive Development program at the University of Michigan.

Ed served as Director, Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Valley Achievement Center in Bakersfield, California. He was on the board from 2009-2011. Ed wrote and published the first annual report for this educational and therapeutic non-profit institution, designed to serve those on the Autism Spectrum or with similar challenges.