DEFINITION of 'Clarence P. Cazalot Jr.'

The president and CEO of Marathon Oil Corp. and a member of its board. Cazalot Jr. joined the company in 2000 after working as vice president of Texaco Inc.





Cazalot began his career with Texaco in 1972 as a geophysicist and achieved increasingly responsible management positions, including becoming president of Texaco's Latin America/West Africa Division and president of Texaco Exploration and Production Inc.



BREAKING DOWN 'Clarence P. Cazalot Jr.'

Born in New Orleans in 1951, Cazalot earned his Bachelor of Science in geology from Louisiana State University. He is a member of the boards of Baker Hughes, the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council, the American Petroleum Institute and the Greater Houston Partnership.

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