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.