Gulfport Energy announces retirement of CEO
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -- Gulfport Energy Corporation has announced that James Palm, the company' s CEO, has informed Gulfport of his decision to retire from the company on February 15, 2014. In addition, Palm will resign from the company' s board of directors, effective February 15, 2014.
Gulfport' s board has begun a search for Palm' s successor. The board intends to conduct a review of both internal and external candidates. During this interim period, Michael Moore, the company' s president and CFO, will assume management responsibilities associated with the office and act as interim CEO pending the conclusion of the board' s search.