GeoPark Announces Appointment of Michael D. Dingman to Its Board of Directors - GeoPark
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GeoPark Limited (“GeoPark” or the “Company”) (NYSE: “GPRK”), a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and Peru, announced the appointment of Mr. Michael D. Dingman as a new member of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective January 1, 2017.

Mr. Dingman is a respected and successful international investor, businessman and philanthropist, with more than 50 years of investment experience and an impressive track record of building companies and conglomerates in the U.S. and emerging markets. Mr. Dingman currently is Founder, President and CEO of the Shipston Group, an international private investment firm with diverse holdings around the globe.

In addition to a successful career on Wall Street as a partner of Burnham & Company, Mr. Dingman has been Chairman and Chief Executive or President of several major US-based industrial corporations, including Wheelabrator-Frye, Signal, AlliedSignal, the Henley Group and Fisher-Scientific. His energy investment experience includes working with the Liedtke family of Pennzoil at Pogo Producing Company and as an early investor of Sidanco, one of Russia’s largest oil companies, where he spearheaded the introduction of best management practices.

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