RSP Permian names CAO, CIO

RSP Permian Inc. (NYSE: RSPP) has appointed Uma L. Datla as chief accounting officer and James Schnoebelen as chief information officer.

Datla will be responsible for all aspects of RSP's accounting functions, including financial reporting, internal controls, and operations. She will report directly to the company's CFO, Scott McNeill.

With nearly 12 years of accounting experience, Datla had most recently served as chief accounting officer of Approach Resources Inc. Prior, Datla served as director of financial reporting at Approach. Datla served in various positions of progressive responsibility with Ernst & Young LLP and was a manager prior to leaving to join Approach in August 2013. Datla is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Masters of Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2005 and a Bachelors in Science and Technology Development from Birla Institute of Technology and Science in 2000. 

Schnoebelen has joined the company as chief information officer. Schnoebelen will be responsible for all aspects of RSP's information technology practices and systems. He will report directly to Jim Mutrie, the company's general counsel and corporate secretary.

Schnoebelen most recently served as vice president of security services at SpearTip, a cyber security and counterintelligence company. Schnoebelen has an extensive background in system security architecture and administrative design, web application testing, database structure, Incident Response Digital Forensics and malware analysis. Schnoebelen received a BBA in Information Technology Management from St. Louis University and holds multiple industry certifications.

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