Devon Energy names Midstates Petroleum exec Mitchell as CFO

|About: Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)|By:, SA News Editor

Devon Energy (DVN) names Thomas Mitchell as its new CFO, joining the E&P company from rival Midstates Petroleum (MPO).

Mitchell is a 30-year veteran of the oil and gas industry, having served with Noble Corp. and Apache as well as MPO.

Mitchell succeeds Jeff Agosta, who is leaving DVN to pursue other interests; the company says his departure is not related to any issues regarding financial disclosures, accounting matters or other business issues.