Sametz joins Pengrowth as president, CEO

Peter D. Sametz will join Pengrowth Energy Corp., Calgary, in March as president and chief executive officer following a realignment of the company’s executive team last month. He succeeds Derek Evans, who is retiring but will remain in an advisory role through June.

Peter D. Sametz will join Pengrowth Energy Corp., Calgary, in March as president and chief executive officer following a realignment of the company’s executive team last month.

He succeeds Derek Evans, who is retiring but will remain in an advisory role through June.

Sametz has more than 35 years of industry experience, most recently as president and chief executive officer of Gemini Corp., Calgary. He was president and chief operating officer of Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd. during 2004-12 and interim CEO in 2012.

Randy Steele has been named Pengrowth chief operating officer, responsible for all operations. He had been senior vice-president, conventional operations.

Steve De Maio, senior vice-president, thermal operations, has left the company.

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