DENVER, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG) is pleased to announce that Mr. Kenneth A. Wonstolen has joined the Company as Senior Vice President – General Counsel, effective today. Mr. Wonstolen comes from the law firm Beatty & Wozniak, P.C., where he served as Senior Counsel since January 2009.
Chief Executive Officer and President Scot Woodall comments, "Ken's extensive transactional experience, work as an oil and gas trade association executive and experience as counsel to several oil and gas industry clients position him as a leader in the field, and we are very pleased to have him on our team."
Mr. Wonstolen has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry, including serving as corporate counsel and officer at Gerrity Oil & Gas Corporation and corporate counsel at Patina Oil & Gas Corporation, its successor. Mr. Wonstolen has a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York and a Master of Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver. Mr. Wonstolen earned his J.D. from the University of Colorado School of Law.
ABOUT BILL BARRETT CORPORATION Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG), headquartered in Denver, Colorado, explores for and develops oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States. Additional information about the Company may be found on its website www.billbarrettcorp.com.
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