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Rialto announces appointment of managing director and board changes

Staff writer |
Perth, Australia - February 25, 2013, Perth, Australia - Rialto Energy announces that Robert Shepherd has been appointed to the fulltime position of managing director.

Mr. Shepherd has been Rialto's interim CEO since 26 November 2012. He was previously Finance Director of AIM Listed, African focussed, Dominion Petroleum, which was acquired by Ophir Energy in February 2012. Mr. Shepherd’s Oil & Gas executive experience also includes his role as Non-Executive Director of Imperial Energy Corporation, a FTSE 250 oil company, between June 2007 and December 2008.

Prior to joining Dominion, he was Senior Vice President of Emerging Markets at ABN AMRO Bank. Mr. Shepherd graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield University and also holds a MBA from INSEAD, France.


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