Ivanhoe appoints president, chief operating officer

By OGJ editors
-- Ivanhoe Energy Inc. has promoted David Dyck to the position of president and chief operating officer. Robert Friedland will continue to serve as co-chairman and chief executive officer.

Dyck joined the company in October 2009 as president and chief executive officer of Ivanhoe Energy Canada to spearhead the Tamarack project and other heavy-oil growth initiatives in western Canada. He was subsequently appointed executive vice-president, capital markets, of Ivanhoe Energy.

Prior to joining Ivanhoe, Dyck was executive director and chief executive officer of LeaRidge Capital. He has more than 25 years of broad experience in the oil and gas industry in management, finance, and business development, with specific experience in heavy oil and management of large projects.

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