Thill chosen as Sanchez Energy EVP, CFO

Howard J. Thill has joined Sanchez Energy Corp., Houston, as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 10.

Howard J. Thill has joined Sanchez Energy Corp., Houston, as executive vice-president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 10.

He will oversee the firm’s financial reporting, accounting, treasury, tax, and communications functions, as well as develop and implement corporate development, investor relations, and financial strategies.

Thill previously served as senior vice-president of communications and investor relations at Devon Energy Corp., where he was responsible for all investor relations activity and development of corporate messaging.

Prior to Devon, Thill served as vice-president of corporate, government, and investor relations at Marathon Oil Corp. He began his career with Phillips Petroleum Co. in 1982 as a drilling fluids engineer and subsequently held positions of increasing responsibility in natural gas operations, federal and international tax, international finance, and business development before moving to investor relations.

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