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Service Corporation International Announces Resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer
HOUSTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SRV) announced today the resignation of L. William Heiligbrodt as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in order to facilitate the consolidation of senior executive responsibility in one office at this time.
Mr. R. L. Waltrip, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his appreciation for Mr. Heiligbrodt's support and contribution towards SCI's success over the last ten years. Mr. Heiligbrodt has agreed to remain as a consultant to the Company.
R. L. Waltrip has assumed responsibility for the areas previously assigned to Mr. Heiligbrodt.
The Company also has initiated an executive search to augment its executive management team.
As of December 31, 1998, SCI operated 3,442 funeral service locations, 433 cemeteries and 191 crematoria. SCI provides funeral and cemetery services in 20 countries on five continents.
For additional information contact: SCI: Todd A. Matherne -- Vice President & Treasurer Tel: 713-525-5243 George R. Champagne, Senior Vice President and CFO Tel: 713-525-5546 MEDIA: Kate Inverarity, Brunswick Group Tel: 212-333-3810
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