Baytex Energy Corp., Calgary, has appointed Eric Greager as president, chief executive officer, and a member of the board of directors. He is expected to start the role Nov. 4, 2022. He succeeds Ed LaFehr, who noted in July his plans to retire. He will remain in an advisory capacity until January 2023. LaFehr has served as president and chief executive officer since July 2016 (OGJ Online, July 18, 2016).
Greager holds 30 years of operational and management experience in the oil and gas industry. He is the former president, chief executive officer, and director of Civitas Resources Inc. (formerly Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.), a position he held from 2018 to 2022. Prior, he was a vice -president and general manager at Encana Oil & Gas.