PDC picks next general counsel

Dec 27, 2018
Nicole Martinet to succeed Dan Amidon, who is retiring

Nasdaq-listed PDC Energy is promoting Nicole Martinet, the company’s associate general counsel, to the position of general counsel and corporate secretary, effective January 1, 2019.

Martinet will succeed PDC’s existing general counsel Dan Amidon, who is retiring at the end of the month. In her new role, she will be responsible for corporate and tactical legal initiatives, governance for the board of directors and other related duties.

Martinet has been associate general counsel since March 2011. Before joining PDC, she served as an associate with the corporate finance and acquisitions group at Davis Graham & Stubbs in Denver.

Amidon was appointed general counsel and secretary in July 2007 and senior vice president in 2012. Before joining the company, he worked at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation, where he served in several positions including general counsel and secretary.

‘We sincerely appreciate the contributions Dan has made to PDC over the past 11 years and wish him well,’ says Bart Brookman, the company’s CEO, in a statement. ‘We are very pleased to announce Nicole’s promotion to general counsel and corporate secretary. Nicole has been with PDC for nearly eight years where she has been a key member of the corporate legal team. She has extensive experience with the company across all facets of the business.’

PDC is an independent exploration and production company that acquires, explores and develops properties for the production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, with operations in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado and the Delaware Basin in Reeves and Culberson counties, Texas. 

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