David (Dave) Stover brings more than 35 years of oil and gas industry experience to his current role as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Noble Energy - a member of the S&P 500 and one of the nation's leading independent energy companies. He was appointed Chairman of the Board in April 2015, CEO in October 2014 and elected to Noble Energy’s board of directors in April 2014. Prior to his current role, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer, along with other executive positions since joining the company in 2002. Before joining Noble Energy, he was BP’s Vice President and Business Unit Leader for the Gulf of Mexico Shelf from 2000 - 2002. From 1994 - 2000, Dave held various onshore and offshore management positions at Vastar Resources. Earlier in his career, he held a number of engineering, operations and management positions at ARCO Oil and Gas Company. Active in industry and community organizations, Dave serves on the board and executive committee of Junior Achievement in Houston. He is Chairman of Spindletop Charities through 2017 and he is a member of the All American Wildcatters Association. He holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum and natural gas engineering from Pennsylvania State University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.