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Forest Oil announces personnel change

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Staff writer | Denver, Co., USA | August 6, 2013
Forest OilAugust 6, 2013, Denver, Co., USA - Forest Oil Corporation, an oil and gas company, announced an executive personnel change.
Victor A. Wind, currently Forest’s Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller and Treasurer, has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective August 24, 2013.

Mr. Wind started his career in public accounting in 1995, later served in various management positions, including Director of Financial Reporting and Controller, at Evergreen Resources, Inc. from July 2001 through December 2004, and joined Forest as Controller – Financial Accounting in January 2005. From 1997 to 2001, he served in various capacities at BDO Seidman, LLP.

Mr. Michael N. Kennedy, Forest’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned his position, effective August 23, 2013.

Mr. Kennedy has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2009 and previously as Vice President, Finance and Treasurer since April 2008. He joined Forest in February 2001 and served as Senior Financial Analyst until April 2003, at which time he became Manager — Investor Relations.

Mr. Kennedy served in that role until November 2005, at which time he became Managing Director, Capital Markets and Treasurer. Prior to joining Forest, he worked for Arthur Andersen as a member of their audit and business advisory practice.