Ecopetrol appoints former Colombia finance minister as CEO

jueves 5 de marzo de 2015 22:18 GYT

BOGOTA, March 5 (Reuters) - Colombia's state-run oil company Ecopetrol has appointed former Finance Minister Juan Carlos Echeverry as its chief executive officer, it said on Thursday, a change of leadership that comes after a long slide in share prices and profits.

He will take up the position from April 6, the company said in a regulatory filing. (Reporting by Peter Murphy; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)