Lonestar Resources Limited says that, effective immediately, John Pinkerton has joined the Board of Directors of the Company and has agreed to provide consulting advice on strategic issues, capital expenditure plans, acquisitions, and related corporate development matters.
Mr. Pinkerton became a director of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC) in 1988 and was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2008. He joined Range as President in 1990 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 1992. In 2012, Mr. Pinkerton retired as CEO and stepped down as Chairman on January 1, 2015. Mr. Pinkerton remains a director of Range. Previously, Mr. Pinkerton served in various capacities at Snyder Oil Corporation for twelve years, including the position of Senior Vice President.
Mr. Pinkerton received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Texas Christian University, where he now serves on the board of trustees, and a Master's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.
During his 27-year tenure at Range Resources, Mr. Pinkerton was responsible for guiding it from its small cap origins to be the $13 billion dollar enterprise it is today with a pre-eminent position in the Marcellus Shale, the US' most attractive unconventional gas basin.