Doug Lawler’s Top 7 Accomplishments as Chesapeake CEO…

The Lost Ogle would like to wish happy trails to soon-to-be-former Chesapeake CEO Doug Lawler.

After a solid eight-year run where he kept the company alive just long enough to restructure its debts, sell its assets and lay off most of its employees before filing bankruptcy, it was recently announced that today is his last day as CEO.

I'm not smart enough to know if Doug did a good job as a CEO, but considering the Chesapeake he inherited was more of a sophisticated debt-fueled Ponzi scheme than a legit energy company, I guess he should get some praise for keeping the company afloat as long as he did, and earning millions and millions and millions of dollars for himself in the process.

To both honor and remember Mr. Lawler, I thought it would be fun to look at some of his accomplishments as CEO. Here they are:

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