Eric Kalamaras is immediately stepping down as CFO of Azure Midstream Energy LLC (Azure) and Azure Midstream Partners LP (the Partnership) (NYSE: AZUR), and, after a transition period through the end of 2015, will be leaving the company to pursue other business interests.
Kalamaras has served Azure as CFO since January 2013, playing a role in pursuing the company's strategic interests including the acquisition of Marlin Midstream Partners LP in February, at which time he also became the CFO of the Partnership.
Stepping into the position as interim CFO, is Mandy Bush, Azure's vice president of strategic planning and human resources. Bush is familiar with the Partnership's assets and operations, as she previously served as Marlin's CFO, where she helped complete the initial public offering of Marlin in the summer of 2013. She is a certified public accountant with more than 12 years of experience in energy finance.