Ultra Petroleum Announces Executive Leadership Transition
HOUSTON, July 15, 2014
HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today
announced that its Board of Directors is promoting Garland R. Shaw to Senior
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2014, and that
Marshall (Mark) D. Smith, the current Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, is resigning to accept a new position at a larger company.
Mr. Smith will continue in his current role until August 1, 2014 to assist
with second quarter financial reporting.
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"We congratulate Garland on his promotion to Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer. He has a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry,
and we are confident he will continue to make significant and valuable
contributions to our business in his new role," stated Michael D. Watford,
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We also wish Mark every
success in the next stage of his career. He has been a valued member of our
senior management team for many years, and we greatly appreciate his efforts
on behalf of our company."
Since joining Ultra Petroleum in 2006 as Corporate Controller, Mr. Shaw has
earned roles with increasing leadership and responsibility, including his
promotion to the executive leadership team as Vice President and Controller in
2013. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry,
including accounting, financial analysis, and economic evaluation for large
multi-national energy companies. Mr. Shaw earned an undergraduate degree in
Accounting from Oklahoma State University and holds a Master of Business
Administration from the University of Dallas. He is a Certified Public
Accountant in the state of Texas.
About Ultra Petroleum
Ultra Petroleum Corp. is an independent energy company engaged in domestic
natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production. Ultra is
listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol
"UPL". This release and additional information about the Company can be found
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SOURCE Ultra Petroleum Corp.
Contact: Kelly L. Whitley, Director, Investor Relations, Phone: 281-582-6602,
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