DALLAS, TX, Feb. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - Gale Force Petroleum Inc. (TSX
Venture: GFP) ("Gale Force" and or "the Company") today announced that it has nominated Robert Johnson to its Board of
"Mr. Johnson brings more than 15 years of experience in venture finance
and the junior oil and gas industry," said Michael McLellan, Chairman
and CEO of Gale Force Petroleum Inc. "Given his extensive business
experience and success in building oil and gas companies in Texas, Mr.
Johnson will be a valuable contribution to our Board."
Robert Johnson is a seasoned executive with experience in the technology
and oil and gas sectors. In 1996 Robert took over control of Sundance
Digital, a software company in the television and media space. Over
the course of the next 10 years he and his team grew it to be one of
the largest providers of software in that sector and then successfully
navigated the sale of the company to Avid Technology (NASDAQ: AVID) in
2006. After the sale of that company, Robert led a small group in the
acquisition of an oilfield services company and multiple oil and gas
properties in East Texas, which were subsequently acquired by the
Company. Robert is currently the CEO of TeamSupport.com, a software company focusing on the customer support sector, and is
also a General Partner in Chenango Capital, an early stage Venture
Mr. Johnson's appointment is expected to be renewed by the Board of
Directors of the Company following the shareholder's meeting of the
Company on February 17, 2011.
ABOUT GALE FORCE PETROLEUM INC. − www.GaleForcePetroleum.com
Gale Force Petroleum is a public corporation focused on acquiring and
exploiting undervalued oil and gas reserves in mature basins, bringing
operational expertise and capital to lower-risk, development-type
projects. The Company currently owns producing oil and gas properties
in Texas, Oklahoma and Tennessee.
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For further information:
Michael McLellan, CFA, Chairman & CEO, +1.514.221.2030