Laredo Petroleum, Inc. announced the appointment of Jarvis Hollingsworth to the Company’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Hollingsworth’s extensive experience leading and advising boards in corporate governance and strategy, risk management, ESG policy and diversity/inclusion will support Laredo’s vision of expanding the Company’s thinking beyond a traditional E&P mindset. He currently serves as the Secretary/General Counsel of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., and is a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Hollingsworth was a Partner at Bracewell LLP where he led a fiduciary practice counseling boards on corporate governance and strategic matters.
Mr. Hollingsworth currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and on the Finance Committee of the Memorial Hermann Hospital System. Additionally, he is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and of the United Way’s Alexis de Tocqueville Society. He is a former director of several companies, including Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., and was previously a Regent and served as Chairman of the Board of the University of Houston System. Mr. Hollingsworth received a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston.
“We are very excited to have Jarvis joining the Board,” stated Jason Pigott, President and Chief Executive Officer. “His addition further the substantial refresh of our Board and highlight our commitment to expand our diversity of expertise and thought beyond a traditional E&P operating background. These are unprecedented times for our industry, and we are building a Board with broad and varied credentials to inform our strategy as we grow Laredo and create value for our stakeholders.”