ZaZa Energy Appoints Todd A. Brooks Chief Executive Officer
ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: ZAZA) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Executive Director and President Todd A. Brooks as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Craig M. McKenzie, effective immediately. Mr. Brooks is one of three founders of ZaZa Energy LLC, the predecessor of ZaZa Energy Corporation, and has served as an executive and director of ZaZa Energy since its combination with Toreador Resources Corporation in February 2012. Mr. McKenzie has also resigned from the ZaZa board of directors, effective immediately, in order to pursue other opportunities.
“On behalf of our Board, I would like to thank Craig for his leadership and dedication to Toreador and ZaZa,” said Herbert C. Williamson, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Craig was responsible for identifying the Paris Basin oil shale and had the foresight and acumen to execute a transformative merger with ZaZa Energy LLC. Everyone at ZaZa wishes him all the best in his future endeavors.”
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