Contango names John Goff non-executive chairman amid 'transformative' deals
Contango Oil & Gas announced that John C. Goff, a current director and the company's largest shareholder, has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Goff replaces Joe Romano, who will remain on the Board as a director. Mr. Goff said, "We thank Joe for his years of service as Chairman of the Board and look forward to his continued contribution as a director of the Company. We are excited about our recent announcements of the pending acquisitions of Will Energy and White Star, which are truly transformative transactions for Contango. We are committed to our strategy of continuing to consolidate the fragmented E&P space during this unique window of opportunity. Wilkie Colyer has worked with me for the last 12 years and I look forward to supporting him and the dedicated Contango team." Contango also announced today that it has enhanced its management team through the appointment of Farley Dakan as its Senior Vice President -- Corporate Development. In his new role at Contango, Mr. Dakan will report to Wilkie S. Colyer, Contango's President & CEO, and will be responsible for the integration of the Company's recent acquisitions, as well as the identification, evaluation, financing and integration of future acquisitions as part of the company's consolidation strategy.