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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)