CHICAGO: The Arthur W. Page Society has named Chevron GM of public affairs Dave Samson as chairman, effective at the start of next year.
Samson, who has been a Page Society member for nearly two decades, will follow former GE VP of corporate communications and public affairs Gary Sheffer as chairman, the organization said in a statement. Samson will co-chair the 2015 Page Society conference in Chicago, scheduled for September 27-29.
Before joining Chevron more than a decade ago, Samson was VP of international communications at Oracle, partner and director at Ketchum, and VP of global communications at Levi Strauss & Co., according to his LinkedIn account. He has also worked at IBM.