EXCO Resources, Inc. says that, effective September 19, 2014, Richard A. Burnett will begin serving as EXCO's Chief Financial Officer following the departure of Mark F. Mulhern, EXCO's current Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Mulhern is leaving EXCO to return to his primary residence in Raleigh, North Carolina and to become a senior executive at a local real estate investment trust. Mr. Mulhern joined EXCO as its Chief Financial Officer in April 2013 after serving on its Board of Directors since 2010.
Mr. Burnett joined EXCO in November 2013 and currently serves as EXCO's Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Burnett was previously an audit partner at KPMG where he spent 12 years primarily serving the oil and gas industry. He began his career at Arthur Andersen LLP and moved to KPMG in 2002.