Ecopetrol appoints Ricardo Roa Barragán as new CEO

– COLOMBIA, Bogota –  Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL | NYSE: EC) today announced the appointment of Ricardo Roa Barragán as CEO effective as of April 30th 2023.

About Ricardo Roa Barragán

Ricardo Roa Barragán, is a mechanical engineer from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia and a specialist in engineering management systems from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, with more than 30 years of experience, a leader in strategic transformations in companies of the energy sector. He has held prominent positions such as CEO of Grupo Energía de Bogotá S.A. E.S.P., Transportadora de Gas Internacional and the General Management of Empresa Energía de Honduras EEH.

About Ecopetrol

Ecopetrol is the largest company in Colombia and one of the main integrated energy companies in the American continent, with more than 18,000 employees. In Colombia, it is responsible for more than 60% of the hydrocarbon production of most transportation, logistics, and hydrocarbon refining systems, and it holds leading positions in the petrochemicals and gas distribution segments. With the acquisition of 51.4% of ISA’s shares, the company participates in energy transmission, the management of real-time systems, and the Barranquilla – Cartagena coastal highway concession. At the international level, Ecopetrol has a stake in strategic basins in the American continent, with Drilling and Exploration operations in the United States (Permian basin and the Gulf of Mexico), Brazil, and Mexico, and, through ISA and its subsidiaries, Ecopetrol holds leading positions in the power transmission business in Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Bolivia, road concessions in Chile, and the telecommunications sector.

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