MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Ulyesse J. LeGrange, a 1951 LSU accounting alumnus and the retired senior vice president and chief financial officer of ExxonMobil Corp’s U.S. Oil and Gas Operations, was inducted into the Financial Executives International Hall of Fame’s 2010 class.
Established in 2006, the Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who epitomize the performance, leadership and integrity of the most exemplary financial executives throughout their careers.
LeGrange began his 40-year career at ExxonMobil as a clerical employee in the Baton Rouge refinery. He held positions in the United States and London such as president of Exxon Pipeline Co. and vice president and controller of Exxon Corporation. During his career, LeGrange also served as chairman of the American Petroleum Institute Finance Division, board member of the American Institute of CPAs, chairman of the Audit Committee and president of FEI’s Houston chapter.
LeGrange was 19 years old when he graduated magna cum laude from LSU. In addition to his successful career, he remained involved in higher education, serving on advisory boards for LSU, Carnegie Mellon and Columbia. He also earned the LSU Foundation President’s Award for Life-Time Support.
LeGrange will be formally honored at the FEI Hall of Fame Gala, scheduled to be held November 15, 2010.
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