Randall Ebner, vice president and general counsel for Exxon Mobil Corp., announced his retirement, effective Nov. 1. The ExxonMobil board of directors has elected Deputy General Counsel Craig Morford as his replacement.

Ebner joined Exxon in 1980 in New Orleans, working his way up the legal ladder until being named assistant general counsel in 2009. The board elected him as general counsel and vice president in 2016.

Morford joined ExxonMobil in 2019 as deputy general counsel after previous roles with the Department of Justice and in private industry. From 2008 until joining ExxonMobil, Morford served as the chief legal and compliance officer for Cardinal Health, a multinational healthcare services company.