William F. Kieschnick, president and chief executive officer of the Atlantic Richfield Co., and Allen W. Mathies Jr., dean of the USC School of Medicine, have been elected to the board of directors of Pacific Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Newport Beach.
"We look forward to the input, experience and judgment Mr. Kieschnick and Dr. Mathies will bring to our deliberations as we continue to participate actively in the rapidly changing financial services industry," said Pacific Mutual Chairman Walter B. Gerken.
Kieschnick, 62, has been with Atlantic Richfield since graduating from Rice University in 1947 with a degree in chemical engineering. He was elected a vice president of the company in 1966, was named executive vice president and a director in 1973 and in 1981 was named president.
He also serves as a trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and is a director of First Interstate Bancorp and TRW Inc.