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Canacol appoints new general manager of its Colombian business unit

Staff writer | Calgary, AB, Canada | November 6, 2010
Canacol EnergyNovember 3, 2010, Calgary, AB, Canada - Canacol Energy Ltd., an international oil production and exploration company, announces that Rafael Rozo has been hired as general manager of its Colombian business unit.
During his professional career Mr. Rozo has worked for Halliburton, Lasmo Oil, GHK, Emerald Energy Plc., Solana, and, for the past 8 years, Petrominerales Colombia Limited, where he held the position of Production Manager.

Mr. Rozo has a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de America in Bogota, and an MBA in Finance from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogota. During his nineteen years of experience he has worked in Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, and several other countries in Latin America.

Mr. Rozo replaces Felix Bettancourt as General Manager. Mr. Bettancourt will assume the position of Vice President, Finance and Planning for the Colombian business unit, and will also fulfill Corporate responsibilities with respect to financial matters associated with all of Canacol's South American assets.