Rodney J. Eichler is the former Executive Vice President and Executive Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer of the Apache Corporation. He has also served as Apache’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Eichler worked on regional and international development projects for Apache beginning in 1993 and moved to Egypt for 12 years beginning in 1997 to serve as Vice President of Exploration and Production before becoming Regional Vice President. He also served as Chairman and Director for the Springboard-Educating the Future nonprofit, which provides education to girls in rural Egyptian villages. Rod holds professional certifications in geology and engineering and has served on the boards of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the U.S.-Egypt Business Council.