Stone Energy appoints David H. Welch as chairman
Mr. Welch has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Stone Energy Corp. since April 1, 2004. Mr. Welch serves as an Executive Vice President of Atlantic Richfield Co. He served as Senior Vice President of BP America Inc., since 2003 and Vice President of BP Inc., since 1999. He has been Director of Iberiabank Corp. and of its subsidiary, Iberia Bank since February 14, 2005. Mr. Welch has also been an Executive Director of Stone Energy Corp. since April 1, 2004.
Mr. Welch has an petroleum engineering degree from Louisiana State University, Colorado School of Mines, economics, a doctoral degree in economics from Tulane University, Advanced management program from Harvard Business School, Executive Development Program from Stanford Business School and Executive Development Program from Cambridge University. ■