ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (ATPG) today announced that Mr. Matt McCarroll has joined ATP as Chief Executive Officer of ATP Oil & Gas Corporation.
ATP Chairman T. Paul Bulmahn stated, “We are very pleased to add Matt to our leadership team. His successful and proven talent in offshore property development is an asset to ATP. His experience in the offshore Gulf of Mexico will be invaluable to moving forward our Clipper and Telemark properties in addition to our international properties. Matt’s commitment to ATP has already been shown by his purchase today of 1,000,000 shares of our common stock directly from ATP at market price.”
Fast forward 6 days and the new CEO has already resigned:
On June 1, 2012, ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (ATPG) announced that Mr. Matt McCarroll replaced Mr. T. Paul Bulmahn as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Bulmahn continues to serve as Chairman and also in the newly created position of Executive Chairman of ATP. However, as of today, June 7, 2012, the company announced that it was unable to reach a mutually agreeable employment agreement with Mr. McCarroll and effective today he has submitted his resignation. In conjunction with his resignation, the previously announced purchase of shares from the company by Mr. McCarroll mentioned in the June 1, 2012 press release was rescinded.