Obsidian Energy names Jay Thornton chairman of the board
Obsidian Energy announced that Jay W. Thornton has been appointed as chairman of the Obsidian Energy board of directors, effectively immediately. George Brookman, who has been the a cting chair since August 8, 2017, will remain as a director on the board. "On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Mr. George Brookman for his leadership as Acting Chair over the last several months," commented Mr. Thornton. "George stepped in after the tragic passing of our previous Chairman, Rick George, and guided the Company with energy and thoughtful diligence. I look forward to continuing to steward our base strategy while exploring all opportunities to unlock shareholder value from our significant asset base."