SM Energy Co 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
February 28, 2007 (February 22, 2007)
St. Mary Land & Exploration Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1776 Lincoln Street, Suite 700, Denver, Colorado 80203
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 861-8140
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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On February 28, 2007, St. Mary Land & Exploration Company (the Company or St. Mary) issued a press release which announced changes to the Board of Directors and an executive appointment. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
On February 22, 2007, Mr. Thomas E. Congdon, a member of the Board of Directors of St. Mary, informed the Company that he will not be standing for re-election as a director at the Company's 2007 annual meeting of stockholders to be held in May 2007, and will retire from the Board at that time after 40 years of service.
Mr. Mark Hellersteins retirement as Chief Executive Officer was effective February 23, 2007. Concurrent with Mr. Hellersteins transition to his new role as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Tony Best, previously President, was appointed Chief Executive Officer and President effective February 23, 2007. Mr. Best was also appointed to the Board of Directors. A brief description of Mr. Bests business experience prior to joining the Company in June 2006 and a brief description of Mr. Bests employment agreement and compensation arrangements with the Company were previously reported under Item 5.02 of a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on May 4, 2006, and are incorporated by reference herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.