Former Winstead shareholder joins energy company as GC

Independent energy company Magellan Petroleum Corporation has appointed Mark Brannum as its new vice president, general counsel and secretary based in Denver.

He succeeds Milam Randolph Pharo who is retiring from the position.

Brannum joins from SM Energy Company, where he held various positions including deputy general counsel and corporate secretary. Prior to that, he was a shareholder with Winstead PC from 1995 to 2007 handling banking and corporate restructuring matters.

Magellan Petroleum’s CEO Tom Wilson said: “Mark will be a great addition to our senior management team and his experience in the oil and gas industry in the Rocky Mountain region will be a true asset to both management and the board of directors.”

Founded in 1957, Magellan is a NASDAQ listed company which concentrates on the development, production, and sale of crude oil and natural gas from currently held assets in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

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