CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2012) - Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd. ("Painted Pony") (TSX VENTURE:PPY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Barry McNamara as Vice President, Corporate Development, effective September 24, 2012. Dr. McNamara brings more than 20 years of oil and gas experience in Executive and technical roles to Painted Pony. He was most recently Vice President Development at Spartan Oil Corp. Dr. McNamara holds a PhD and a Masters degree in Geology, both from the University of Calgary.
James Thomson, Vice President, Land, announced his retirement effective September 24, 2012, remaining in an advisory role until October 31, 2012. Mr. Thomson has been with Painted Pony since its inception, and has been a major contributor to its success. Painted Pony thanks Mr. Thomson for his contributions and wishes him the best in his retirement. Bruce Hall will move from his current position of Vice President, Corporate Development to Vice President, Land, also effective September 24, 2012.
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