Sanchez Energy Corporation says that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Michael G. Long (62), plans to retire effective April 30, 2015. The company also announced that Gleeson Van Riet, Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Investor Relations, has been named interim Co-Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Tony Sanchez, III, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sanchez Energy, commented, 'Mike joined Sanchez Oil & Gas in 2008 and during his tenure has contributed significantly to the formation, management and growth of Sanchez Energy since its IPO in 2011. The company is well positioned to continue its track record of success with strong liquidity, a solid capital structure and an asset base with an attractive and deep inventory. Mike has had a long and successful career dedicated to the energy industry, and we wish him and his family all the best as he plans this next phase of his life.'