American Petro-Hunter Names COO

American Petro-Hunter, Inc. announced the appointment of Mr. Andrew Lee as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and to the Company's Board of Director's.

Mr. Lee is the Director of Operations at ASYM Energy Partners LLC, where he is responsible for the development and direction of ASYM's reservoir development strategy, resource exploitation initiatives and all facets of due diligence related matters. Prior to joining ASYM, Mr. Lee worked as an equity analyst for Palo Alto Investors, a hedge fund where he covered the E&P and Oilfield Service sectors. From 1999-2006, Mr. Lee worked for ExxonMobil, where he distinguished himself as Lead Drilling Engineer on the firm's multi-billion dollar European Development Drilling Project in Norway for four years, during which time he drilled multiple world-class extended reach wells. Mr. Lee also has drilling experience in the Rockies, West Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Lee graduated from MIT with dual BS degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Political Science and received his MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Lee will be immediately responsible for all field operations in the development of the Company's oil and gas projects in Oklahoma and Kansas.

In other related news, Mr. John Lennon has resigned from the Board to pursue other ventures and the Company thanks him for his services. Company President & CEO Mr. Robert McIntosh has agreed to act and assume the duties as interim Chief Financial Officer until a suitable replacement is identified and hired.