Goodrich Petroleum Announces the Promotion of Jan L. Schott to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jun 16, 2010, 06:00 ET from Goodrich Petroleum Corporation

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the promotion of Jan L. Schott, 41, to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  During the past three years, she has served as the Company's Vice President and Controller, as well as the Company's principal accounting officer.  Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Schott held a number of accounting management positions with Apache Corporation and was an audit manager with KPMG LLP.  She holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Texas A&M University and is a certified public accountant.

Walter G. "Gil" Goodrich, the Company's Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are delighted to announce Jan's promotion to Senior Vice President and CFO. Jan possesses an excellent combination of ability, experience, leadership skills and integrity.  As CFO, Jan will be a valuable member of our senior management team and provide strong financial leadership for our entire organization."

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  The majority of its properties are in Louisiana and Texas.

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