CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - MEG Energy Corp. announced today the appointment
of Eric Toews to the position of Chief Financial Officer.
"Eric brings to MEG more than 20 years of experience, expertise and strategic
leadership in the financial sector," said Bill McCaffrey, President and Chief
Executive Officer. "His career has been exclusively focused in oil and gas
which will be invaluable as we continue to move forward with our long-term
Toews joins MEG Energy from BMO Capital Markets where for the past eight years
he has held the position of Managing Director, providing strategic financial
and capital raising advice to Calgary-based oil and gas companies. Prior to
joining BMO Capital Markets, heworked for nine years with leading Canadian
and U.S. investment banks based in Calgary, Toronto and New York, focused on
the Canadian oil and gas sector.Toews, a chartered accountant, spent the
first six years of his career in public accounting with PriceWaterhouse in
Calgary and Ernst & Young in Regina.He holds a Bachelor of Administration
degree from the University of Regina and is a member of the Canadian and
Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants.
MEG Energy Corp. is focused on sustainable in situ oil sands development and
production in the southern Athabasca oil sands region of Alberta, Canada. MEG
is actively developing enhanced oil recovery projects that utilize SAGD
extraction methods. MEG's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol "MEG."
SOURCE MEG Energy Corp.
For further information, please contact:
Investors John Rogers Vice President, Investor Relations 403-770-5335
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