Evolution Petroleum Corp. (NYSE MKT: EPM) reports that Randall Keys is joining the company’s management team and is expected to be elected by the board of directors to the positions of senior vice president, CFO, and treasurer following the filing of the company's 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2013, and the effectiveness of Sterling McDonald's previously announced retirement.
Keys will also be elected to the position of executive vice president of NGS Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Evolution Petroleum that is commercializing its patented GARP artificial lift technology.
Keys has 27 years of experience as a senior finance professional in the energy business. He previously served as CFO for publicly traded Far East Energy Corp, BPZ Energy Inc., Core Laboratories NV, and 3DX Technologies Inc., and as treasurer of Norcen Explorer Inc. He also managed financial reporting for Santa Fe Energy and Adobe Resources. His corporate experience is supplemented by managing a wholly owned manufacturing business and public audit supervisory experience with KPMG.
Additionally, Daryl Mazzanti, vice president of Evolution Petroleum, will be elected to the additional position of executive vice president of NGS Technologies, and will be responsible for GARP operations. Mazzanti has been with Evolution Petroleum since 2005 as vice president of operations.