Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) announced today that Drew Maloney has been appointed Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy. Maloney, 43, will lead the company’s international, federal and state relations and be based in Washington, D.C. He was previously CEO of Ogilvy Government Relations, a prominent bipartisan government affairs organization. He also served as a senior advisor to the Republican National Committee and head of legislative affairs for the Romney Readiness Project. “We have worked with Drew over the years in his role at Ogilvy and are pleased to have an executive with such extensive experience lead our government relations and public policy group,” said John B. Hess, Chairman and CEO of Hess Corporation. Hess Corporation is a leading global independent energy company engaged in the exploration for and production of crude oil and natural gas, as well as in refining and in marketing refined petroleum products, natural gas and electricity. More information on Hess Corporation is available at http://www.hess.com.