TransAtlantic Names New CFO

TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp. said that Hilda Kouvelis has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp., replacing Chris H. Lloyd, who has left the company.

Kouvelis served in various senior officer positions at Fina Inc. including Treasurer and Financial Controller from 1984 through 2001. She then served as Financial Controller for Assent Energy Inc. for 3 years before joining TransAtlantic as Controller in 2005. Kouvelis is a Certified Public Accountant with an MBA in Finance.

TransAtlantic Petroleum Corp. is a Calgary-based oil and natural gas company with operations in the United States, Romania, Morocco, Turkey and the U.K. North Sea.