Begich Statement on Death of Jim BowlesU.S. Sen. Mark Begich released the following statement regarding the death of Jim Bowles, President of ConocoPhillips Alaska:
"During his nearly six years as president of ConocoPhillips Alaska, Jim Bowles left a legacy of solid corporate leadership and excellent community service. Under his leadership, ConocoPhillips contributed $13 million last year alone to hundreds of Alaska non-profits, from environmental causes to health care.
"Jim set the bar high for the 900 employees of his company in Alaska, volunteering his time to make the community and state better. Deborah and I extend our condolences to Kathy and the extended Bowles family, to the employees and to the thousands of Alaskans who benefitted from his service."
Posted: February 15, 2010
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