HOUSTON, Jan. 20, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Battalion Oil Company (NYSEA: BATL, “Battalion” or the “Firm”) at this time introduced the appointment of Kristen McWatters as Govt Vice President, Chief Monetary Officer and Treasurer of the Firm efficient January 26, 2023, changing Kevin Andrews, who plans to pursue different alternatives. Mr. Andrews will proceed with the Firm in an advisory function by the top of the primary quarter.
Wealthy Little, Battalion’s Chief Govt Officer commented, “Kristen brings to Battalion a powerful public accounting expertise together with palms on expertise in M&A, forecasting and capital administration. I am happy to welcome Kristen to the workforce and can leverage her expertise as we proceed to create worth within the Delaware Basin.”
Ms. McWatters has had a profitable profession within the vitality trade, serving in progressive roles in management in accounting, finance and monetary reporting. She most just lately served as Interim Chief Accounting Officer for a publicly traded funding banking agency the place she was liable for the entire firm’s accounting and reporting features. She beforehand served as Senior Vice President, Chief Monetary Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Goodrich Petroleum the place she efficiently led and managed the monetary necessities of the corporate by completion of a sell-side transaction. Previous to becoming a member of Goodrich Petroleum, Ms. McWatters was the Controller for a publicly traded unbiased retail vitality providers firm and a supervisor of monetary reporting for Southwestern Vitality Co. Ms. McWatters started her profession at KPMG LLP after incomes a Masters in Finance and a Bachelor of Enterprise Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M College in Might 2008. Ms. McWatters is an authorized public accountant.
Mr. Little commented additional, “We’re excited so as to add Kristen to our workforce and combine her shortly into our enterprise. We’re completely satisfied to have the chance for a coordinated transition with Kevin and can make the most of having each of those leaders on the workforce throughout this era. We wish to thank Kevin for his time at Battalion and we want him properly in all of his future endeavors.”
The Firm additionally introduced the appointment of Walter Mayer to Senior Vice President and Basic Counsel. Mr. Mayer beforehand served as Vice President, Authorized for the Firm. Mr. Little commented, “We’re happy to acknowledge Walter’s contributions and accomplishments on the firm and worth him as a key member of the management workforce.”
Battalion Oil Company is an unbiased vitality firm engaged within the acquisition, manufacturing, exploration and improvement of onshore oil and pure fuel properties in america.
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