The Board of Elk Petroleum Limited has appointed Mr. Brad Lingo as Managing Director and CEO of the Company. The appointment is effective from Sat, 1 August 2015. Mr. Lingo is an experienced international resource & energy executive with a proven track record of successfully building companies in the upstream and midstream oil & gas energy sectors.
Mr. Lingo brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from his previous roles in business development, new ventures, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance with Tenneco Energy and El Paso Corporation in the US and Australia, and Senior Vice President and Head of Oil & Gas at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. More recently Mr. Lingo was Managing Director and CEO of Drillsearch Energy Limited, where he oversaw more than an eight-fold increase in share price and market cap over a period of six years, helping build that company into one of Australia's leading onshore oil and gas producers.