Jaggers Named to Bill Barrett Board

Bill Barrett Corporation said Monday that Joseph N. Jaggers, President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the Board of Directors. Including Jaggers, whose appointment was effective Monday, the Company's Board currently has nine directors.

Fred Barrett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are excited to add Joe to the Board. His operational expertise, strategic vision, and significant Rockies E&P experience will add to our already strong Board of Directors. Joe's appointment demonstrates the Board's confidence in his leadership of our operations as we pursue our ambitious growth strategy."

Bill Barrett Corporation, headquartered in Denver, explores for and develops natural gas and oil in nine basins and the overthrust belt in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States.