EnerVest Ltd. has named Ken Mariani as president of the company. John B. Walker, founder of EnerVest, will retain the position of CEO and also will continue as executive chairman of EV Energy Partners LP (EVEP). In this capacity, Walker will focus his daily efforts on acquisitions, institutional fundraising, EVEP, and strategic planning.
In addition, the company announced that Stephen McDaniel has been named president and CEO of EnerVest Operating Co., and Jud Walker has been named executive vice president and COO of EnerVest Operating Co.
Mark Houser, president and CEO of EVEP, and Jim Vanderhider, president and CEO of EnerVest Institutional GP, will continue in their primary management roles at EnerVest’s master limited partnership and institutional business, respectively.