Devon Energy Personal Statement

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Justin Reed James Pappas MGNT 3013 69741 Final Long Paper B November 11, 2017 Devon Energy is an innovative independent energy company which engages in exploration, development and production of oil and natural gas. Devon was founded in 1971 by John Nichols and his son, Larry. Devon became public in 1988 and expanded through mergers and acquisitions. In 2008, the company built a tower in Oklahoma City and moved their office from Downtown Houston to that tower in Oklahoma City. In 1992 the acquisition of Hondo Oil & Gas for 122 million which sets in motion of major acquisitions for years to come. In 1999, Devon acquires PennzEnergy Company which establishes Devon as a significant offshore Gulf of Mexico Operator. In 2000, Devon merged with Santa Fe Snyder Corporation creating a top five…show more content…
Devon should hire me because I’m an innovative, young, willing to learn individual. I know many individuals in the business world that I possess ongoing affiliations with. Even though I'm a student and require more training and education I still would be a good fit. I still would need my Bachelors in Business and prior experience in a Human Resource field. One of the biggest issues would be that, It requires seven years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions. If Devon decides they want me and I do get the Human Resource Management job, I see myself in five years becoming a member on the Senior Executives team. My goal on the Senior Executives team would become the Chief Operating Officer. I would continue to go to school and get other degrees so I’m qualified for a higher position. I am hoping this experience in ten years would take me to the CEO or even higher and more prestigious companies. Devon Energy is a well respected company and has many awards to due the fact that they are a outstanding company, i would count myself lucky to work for

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