Richard L. Armitage

Director since: March 2006
ConocoPhillips committees: Committee on Directors’ Affairs; Public Policy Committee
Other current directorship: ManTech International Corporation

 Mr. Armitage has served as President of Armitage International since March 2005. He is a former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State and held a wide variety of high ranking U.S. diplomatic positions from 1989 to 1993 including: Special Mediator for Water in the Middle East; Special Emissary to King Hussein of Jordan during the 1991 Gulf War; and Ambassador, directing U.S. assistance to the newly independent states of the former Soviet Union. He served as Assistant U.S. Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs from 1983 to 1989.

Mr. Armitage serves on the board of ManTech International Corporation and previously served on the board of Transcu, Ltd. He is also a member of The American Academy of Diplomacy as well as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for Strategic Studies.