Quicksilver Makes 2 Key Management Appointments

Quicksilver Resources has made two key management appointments.

Vanessa Gomez, 32, has been named Vice President - Treasurer. Gomez brings 10 years of financial markets expertise to Quicksilver and was most recently with Credit Suisse as Director - Corporate and Investment Banking Group. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with distinction from Texas Christian University.

John Hinton, 54, has been named to the new position of Vice President - Finance. In this newly created position, Hinton will be responsible for strategic planning, marketing and financial planning. Hinton, who joined Quicksilver in 2006 as Director - Marketing, holds Bachelor of Administration - Accounting and Master of Business Administration degrees from Southern Methodist University.

"These key appointments will help further strengthen Quicksilver's finance team," said Philip W. Cook, Quicksilver senior vice president - chief financial officer. "Vanessa and John bring a broad depth of knowledge in their respective roles, which are critical to the continued growth of Quicksilver."

Gomez and Hinton are located in Quicksilver's Fort Worth headquarters.