SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE: SD) has appointed Julian Bott as executive vice president and CFO. Bott, who has most recently served as CFO at Texas American Resources Co. since 2009, assumes the CFO role from Eddie M. LeBlanc, who has served as CFO since July 2013 and has announced his retirement.
Bott, who will begin his new role on Aug. 17, brings to SandRidge more than 30 years of financial experience across the oil and gas and investment banking industries, including as managing partner at Kensington Energy Partners (2008-2009), and as principal and CFO at 3DMD Technologies Ltd. (2004-2008). He worked in various senior management capacities at TD Securities from 1996 to 2003, and in senior positions in the Energy Group at Bankers Trust Co. from 1984 to 1996.
Botts has served on the board of directors of EQT Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: EQM) since May 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Rice University.