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Southwestern Energy Company (ticker: SWN) said that Julian Bott is joining the company as EVP and will become CFO on March 5, 2018. Jennifer Stewart, who has served as CFO on an interim basis, will become SVP of government and regulatory affairs.

Jennifer Stewart

The company also said that it has named Michael Hancock as VP of financial planning and analysis. This role will leverage the valuable perspective Michael gained in investor relations to enhance internal financial and operational analysis to shape strategy, Southwestern said. Paige Penchas joins Southwestern as VP of investor relations to replace Hancock.

Michael Hancock

“We welcome Julian and Paige to Southwestern Energy,” said Bill Way, Southwestern Energy president and CEO. “We are fortunate to have the addition of their collective expertise as we reposition the company to accelerate value from our highest return assets, strengthen our balance sheet and enhance our financial performance. I want to thank Jennifer and Michael for their exceptional work and congratulate them on their new roles in the company.”

About Julian Bott

Julian Bott

Bott joins Southwestern Energy from SandRidge Energy, where he served as CFO since 2015. Throughout his career of various leadership positions, Bott has gained extensive experience in both finance and the capital markets, and has built strong relationships throughout the energy and investment banking industries, Southwestern said.

Prior to SandRidge Energy, he served as CFO at Texas American Resources and 3DMD Technologies, and as managing partner at Kensington Energy Partners. Earlier in his career, he held executive positions at the Toronto Dominion Bank and Bankers Trust Company. Bott holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Harvard University and an MBA from Rice University.

About Paige Penchas

Paige Penchas

Penchas has more than 20 years of experience in investor relations, treasury and financial services in the energy industry. She most recently served as EVP at The Abernathy MacGregor Group. Prior experience includes managing director, institutional sales at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., treasurer of Nuevo Energy, treasurer of Weatherford International and investor relations director at Weatherford Enterra.

Penchas began her energy career at Bank of America and holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Texas and an MBA from Texas A&M University.

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