DALLAS, April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RSP Permian, Inc. ("RSP" or the "Company") (NYSE: RSPP) today announced that Tamara Pollard, Executive Vice President of Planning and Reserves, will retire from the Company effective June 30, 2016. Ms. Pollard was an original co-founder of RSP and has been part of the executive team at RSP since its inception. She will transition her responsibilities to other existing members of the RSP team.
"We want to thank Tamy for her leadership at RSP," said Steve Gray, RSP's Chief Executive Officer. "Tamy played a key role in the formation of RSP and has contributed significantly to the Company's tremendous growth during the past few years. She was responsible for Accounting, HR and IT in addition to Reserves and Planning in the early years of the Company. We wish Tamy and her family all the best in her retirement."
Ms. Pollard added, "I have thoroughly enjoyed my time working with everyone at RSP and I am proud to have played a role in building this outstanding Company. I take great pride in our accomplishments, especially the successful IPO, and I look forward to following the Company as a shareholder. Although I will miss working with the great team we have assembled here at RSP, I am excited to move on to pursue other interests."
Prior to her role at RSP, Ms. Pollard held several positions with Rising Star Energy, L.L.C., most recently as Vice President of Financial Planning and Reserves, Secretary and Treasurer. From 1995 to 1998, Ms. Pollard was employed by Lovegrove & Associates and Oryx Energy. From 1985 to 1995, Ms. Pollard held several positions at Placid Oil Company and worked as a reservoir engineer until 1992 when she was elevated to Manager of Planning and Business Development. She has over 30 years of oil and gas experience and has as B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa and a M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington.
About RSP Permian, Inc.
RSP is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition, exploration, development and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin of West Texas. The vast majority of our acreage is located on large, contiguous acreage blocks in the core of the Midland Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin, primarily in the adjacent counties of Midland, Martin, Andrews, Glasscock, Dawson and Ector. The Company's common stock is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "RSPP." For more information, visit www.rsppermian.com.