GeoPark wins Institutional Investor Awards in the 2022 Latin America Executive Team - GeoPark
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Bogota, Colombia. July, 2022 – GeoPark again won first place in all eight categories in the annual ranking of leading financial sector publication Institutional Investor for its outstanding performance among companies with a market capitalization up to US$2 billion in Latin America’s Oil, Gas and Petrochemical sector.

GeoPark was one of the 49 Most Honored Companies in 2022 among more than 350 companies evaluated, and ranked first in all categories: Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Investor Relations (IR) Program and Team, Best Analyst Day, Best IR Professional, Best ESG and Best Covid-19 Crisis Management. GeoPark also stood out in the overall Latin America industry ranking covering companies of all sizes, including state-owned companies.

The Institutional Investor 2022 Latin America Executive Team ranking was based on surveys of investors (buy-side) and fund managers and analysts (sell-side) covering companies based in Latin America. The ranking reflects the votes of more than 900 investment professionals in 434 firms, who nominated companies from 16 different sectors.

The awards GeoPark won in the 2022 Latin America Executive Team ranking for small-cap companies in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals sector are the following:

· Best CEO: James F. Park

· Best CFO: Andrés Ocampo

· Best IR Program

· Best IR Professional: Diego Gully

· Best IR Team

· Best Analyst Day

· Best ESG

· Best Crisis Management, Covid-19

· Most Honored Company


In the overall ranking of companies of all sizes in the Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals sector GeoPark won the following awards:

· Best CFO: Andrés Ocampo, 1st place (sell-side)

· Best ESG: 1st place (sell-side)

· Best IR Professional: Diego Gully, 2nd place (sell-side)

· Best Analyst Day: 2nd place (sell-side)

· Best IR Team: 3rd place (sell-side)

· Best IR Program: 3rd place (sell-side)


In the Institutional Investor methodology, CEOs, CFOs and IR professionals were rated for their credibility, leadership, capital allocation capacity, financial management and quality of communication. For IR programs, companies were rated based on attributes such as IR team authority and credibility; business and market knowledge; earnings calls, virtual meetings/presentations; and timing, consistency, and granularity of financial disclosure. For the ESG rating, companies were rated for their corporate ESG strategy, engagement and financially material ESG disclosure. In addition, voters also rated events for company analysts/investors and strategy communication and risk management during COVID-19. Additionally, voters rated companies’ analyst/investor events and the communication of strategy and risk management amid Covid-19.


GeoPark is a leading Latin American oil and gas exploration and production company with assets in Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil and Argentina, and which has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 2014. Since its foundation GeoPark has had an Integrated Values System called SPEED, which has been key for GeoPark in attracting the best talent, being the preferred partner and the best neighbor, and developing a successful, safe and sustainable operation.


For more information:

Andrea Zuleta

+57 3013380305