Pengrowth Energy appoints Peter Sametz as CEO
Pengrowth Energy announced the appointment of Peter D. Sametz as President and CEO and member of the Board of Directors effective March 15th. Peter replaces Derek Evans who will be retiring as an officer and director of the company on March 14th, 2018. Derek will continue in a transitional advisory role reporting to the Board Chair until June 30th to provide support during the leadership transition. Sametz is a seasoned oil and gas executive with over 35 years of experience in a variety of technical and leadership roles. He is a proven innovator with extensive experience in heavy oil, bitumen, SAGD, steam/power and the engineering, procurement and construction sectors. He has significant strategic experience having served as a CEO and Director of numerous public and private companies and industry associations.