Ecopetrol Names New Exploration VP

(Ecopetrol, 11.May.2021) — Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL;NYSE: EC) announces that Jorge Arturo Calvache, Vice-President of Exploration has decided to retire as of 1 June 2021. The company acknowledges and thanks Jorge for his leadership and contribution managing Ecopetrol’s Exploration business during the past two years.

In his replacement, Elsa Jeanneth Jaimes has been appointed to the position.  Mrs. Jaimes graduated as a Geologist from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia, with a master’s degree in Petroleum Geology from the University of Texas. She has more than 29 years of professional experience in national and international companies that are part of the Ecopetrol Business Group, such as Ecopetrol S.A. and Hocol S.A., a company in which she had been serving as Vice President of Exploration since 2015 to date, and in which she also worked as exploration manager of the southern region from October 2014 to February 2015. She has also worked at Lasmo Oil, Petrobras, and OGX Petróleo e Gas Ltda.