HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced that David Cecil will join the company as its Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, responsible for guiding the company's strategic direction and identifying and capitalizing on growth opportunities, including business and commercial development prospects.
Mr. Cecil joins Southwestern Energy from Lazard, where he has served as Managing Director and Head of the North American E&P group since 2012. He has extensive experience advising energy companies on strategy, business development and capital allocation. Previously, Mr. Cecil was Managing Director of Scotia Waterous (USA), the oil and gas arm of Scotiabank, where he led the U.S. energy investment banking practice.
"We are excited about the depth of industry understanding and experience that David brings to our leadership team and the company," said Bill Way, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwestern Energy. "I have had the pleasure of working closely with David over the past few years on our financial stabilization strategy and implementation plan. He knows SWN very well, and his insights and broad skill set will help align and focus our strategic direction as we capture the significant opportunities that lie ahead."
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Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company whose wholly owned subsidiaries are engaged in natural gas and oil exploration, development and production, natural gas gathering and marketing. Additional information on the company can be found on the Internet at http://www.swn.com.
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