Antero Resources Names New VP-Finance and Investor Relations Head

DENVER, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Antero Resources Corporation (Antero) today announced the appointment of Michael N. Kennedy to the role of Vice President – Finance.  Mr. Kennedy will also serve in the investor relations role for Antero and will report to Antero's President and Chief Financial Officer, Glen C. Warren, Jr.

Mr. Kennedy brings to Antero broad corporate finance experience in both acquisitions and capital markets transactions in the exploration and production industry, including having served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Forest Oil Corporation since December 2009.  Mr. Kennedy served in various roles at Forest Oil from 2001 to 2009 including treasury, capital markets, financial analysis and investor relations.  Prior to Forest Oil, Mr. Kennedy was an auditor with Arthur Andersen from 1996 to 2001.  Mr. Kennedy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

Antero Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of unconventional oil and liquids-rich natural gas properties primarily located in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Our website is located at

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