VAALCO Energy, Inc. announced that the Board of Directors has appointed Steven P. Guidry, VAALCO's Chief Executive Officer, to the additional role of Chairman of the Board. VAALCO also announced that the Board has determined that James B. Jennings will continue in his current role as Lead Director.
In addition, the Board and management team of VAALCO today recognized Robert L. Gerry III for his 17 years of distinguished service to the Company. Mr. Gerry served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for VAALCO Energy, Inc. from August 1997 through October 20, 2013, a total of 16 years. As of October 21, 2013, Mr. Gerry has served as Executive Chairman. Beginning June 5, 2014, Mr. Gerry will provide consulting services to the Company through the end of 2015.