Southwestern Energy announces Carl Giesler Jr. as new Chief Financial Officer

07/18/2021

Giesler Jr. joins as CFO, effective Monday 19 July 2021 where he will replace interim appointment Michael Hancock.

TEXAS, United States, June 15, 2021 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) today announced that Carl Giesler Jr. will join the company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer on July 19, 2021. Michael Hancock, who has served as CFO on an interim basis, will continue as Vice President - Finance & Treasurer.

"I am pleased to welcome Carl to the team at an impactful time for Southwestern Energy,"  

said Bill Way, President and Chief Executive Officer. 

"Carl's distinctive strategic perspective and disciplined approach to driving shareholder value complement the Company's existing strategy and leadership team and will help build on SWN's strong momentum. I want to thank Michael for the steady hand he provided these past many months and look forward to more of his exceptional work as a valued leader of the Company." 

Mr. Giesler (pictured) has more than 25 years of experience serving in various oil and gas finance, investing, and public company executive officer roles, including most recently at SandRidge Energy, Inc. Mr. Giesler received a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

About Southwestern Energy

Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN) is a leading U.S. producer of natural gas and natural gas liquids focused on responsibly developing large-scale energy assets in the nation's most prolific shale gas basins. SWN's returns-driven strategy strives to create sustainable value for its stakeholders by leveraging its scale, financial strength and operational execution. For additional information, please visit www.swn.com and www.swn.com/responsibility.