Erik Bartsch

Erik Bartsch has been named the next president and CEO of Bakersfield-based oil producer Aera Energy LLC. He serves as vice president of safety and environment, integrated gas and new energies at Shell Oil Co., which co-owns Aera along with ExxonMobil. Bartsch will initially transition to Aera as chief operating officer and CEO designee before becoming the company's fourth president and CEO on Oct. 1. He will succeed Christina Sistrunk, who has led Aera since June 2015. Photo courtesy of Aera Energy LLC.

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