Dave A. Hager, 58, was elected by the board of directors to the position of president and chief executive officer, effective Aug. 1, 2015. His previous roles with the company were chief operating officer and executive vice president of exploration and production. Hager served as a member of Devon’s board of directors from 2007 until 2009, when he joined the company as an employee. From 1999 to 2006, Hager was employed by Kerr-McGee Corp., serving in various capacities, most recently as chief operating officer. Hager has a bachelor of science degree in geophysics from Purdue University and a master's degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University.
David A. Hager, also known as Dave, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Devon Energy Corporation since July 31, 2015. Mr. Hager served as the Chief Operating Officer from June 2013 July 31, 2015. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of DLP GP, L.L.C, a General Partner of Devon Midstream Partners, L.P. He served as an Executive Vice President of Exploration Production at Devon Energy Corporation from joining on March 23, 2009
Devon Energy Corporation is among the largest U.S.-based independent natural gas and oil producers. Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the company's operations are focused on North American onshore exploration and production. Devon is one of North America’s larger processors of natural gas liquids and owns natural gas pipelines and treatment facilities in many of the company’s producing areas.
The company is ranked among Fortune's 500 largest corporations in America, and is also included on the publication's 100 Best Companies to Work For and Most Admired Companies lists. Devon is also included in the SP 500 Index and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol DVN.