High North Resources Ltd. announces the resignation of Colin Soares as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective December 18, 2014, and the appointment of Paul Starnino as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors of High North effective December 18, 2014.
Paul Starnino has been involved in the oil and natural gas business for over 28 years. Mr. Starnino was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of E3 Energy and E4 Energy, as well as VP, Exploration for both CrownJoule Exploration and Ravenwood Energy.
Mr. Starnino founded and has been directly involved in growing companies from zero to 3,500 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and has been a director of companies that have grown from zero to 45,000 boe/d. Mr. Starnino was previously a member of the board of directors of Starpoint Energy Trust, TriStar Oil & Gas Ltd. and Twin Butte Energy Ltd. as well as E4 Energy and E3 Energy.