Sanchez Energy Corp. (NYSE: SN) reports that Sean Maher was appointed to its board of directors on Nov. 4. Maher will serve as an independent director and as a member of the Audit Committee, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and the Compensation Committee of the board. He was also appointed as the co-chairperson of Sanchez Energy's Audit Committee.
Maher is the senior portfolio manager of RCH Energy, an investment management firm, which he joined in June of 2008. From 2006 until joining RCH Energy, Maher was an executive director at Morgan Stanley and the head of Master Limited Partnership and Integrated Natural Gas Research. From 2001 to 2006, Maher was a member of the Integrated Oils and Independent Refining Equity Research team for Morgan Stanley. From 1999 to 2001, he was an analyst in the Energy Investment Banking team at Morgan Stanley. Maher began his career at Morgan Stanley in 1997 within the Financial Reporting and Controllers Group that covered the Investment Banking business; inclusive of Mergers & Acquisitions, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets and Private Equity.
Maher received both his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance in 1995, and his Master of Business Administration degree in finance and accounting in 1996 from Saint Bonaventure University.