MIDLAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE: CXO) (“Concho” or the “Company”)
today announced that Susan Helms has been appointed to the Company’s
Board of Directors.
Ms. Helms joins the Company’s Board of Directors after a lengthy career
with the United States Air Force and NASA. Ms. Helms was commissioned
from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1980 and served in the United States
Air Force until her retirement in April 2014 with the rank of Lt.
General. During her tenure in the United States Air Force, Ms. Helms
held a variety of positions of increasing responsibility before
ultimately retiring as the Commander, 14th Air Force (Air
Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command, and Commander, Joint
Functional Component Command for Space, US Strategic Command, Vandenberg
Air Force Base, California. In addition, Ms. Helms is a former NASA
astronaut and veteran of five spaceflights. Ms. Helms is the principal
and owner of Orbital Visions, LLC, a consulting company established in
2015. Additionally, Ms. Helms currently serves on the NASA Aerospace
Safety Advisory Panel and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the
Aerospace Corporation. Ms. Helms is also a board member for the
Association of Space Explorers (USA) and recently completed a two year
term as a trustee for the Woodrow Wilson International Center in
Washington D.C. Ms. Helms earned a Bachelor of Science degree in
Aeronautical Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master’s
of Science degree in Aeronautics/Astronautics from Stanford University.
Tim Leach, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer
and President, commented, “We are pleased to have Susan join Concho’s
Board of Directors. Susan’s extensive experience and leadership with the
United States Air Force provides the Board with expertise in technology,
risk management and organizational efficiency, which will be of great
benefit to Concho and its future growth.”
In connection with Ms. Helms’ addition to Concho’s Board of Directors,
she was appointed to the Company’s Reserves Committee.
Concho Resources Inc.
Concho Resources Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company
engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of
oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s operations are focused in
the Permian Basin of southeast New Mexico and west Texas. For more
information, visit Concho’s website at www.concho.com.
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