James Bowzer to head Baytex Energy Corp.

James L. Bowzer has been named president, chief executive officer, and director of Baytex Energy Corp., Calgary, which produces conventional and heavy oil and bitumen in Canada and the US.

James L. Bowzer has been named president, chief executive officer, and director of Baytex Energy Corp., Calgary, which produces conventional and heavy oil and bitumen in Canada and the US.

He most recently was vice-president, North America production operations, for Marathon Oil Corp.

Bowzer is a petroleum engineering graduate of the University of Wyoming who completed advanced management studies at the Indiana University Graduate School of Business. Raymond Chan, executive chairman, has been interim chief executive officer since May (OGJ Online, May 11, 2012).

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