Gulfport Energy Corp. appointed John Reinhart president, director and CEO effective Jan. 24, according to a press release on Jan. 19.

Reinhart will be succeeding Tim Cutt, who has served as chairman and CEO since 2021 and will remain with the company as the chairman of the board of directors.

“Gulfport and our shareholders greatly benefited from Tim’s steady leadership during such a critical time for our company,” lead independent director David Wolf said of Cutt in the release. “Tim helped transform Gulfport, building a team and culture which has positioned Gulfport for continued sustainable success."

Most recently before joining Gulfport, Reinhart served as president and CEO of Montage Resources Corp. Prior to Montage Resources, he held roles at SLB, now Schlumberger, and Chesapeake Energy Corp. Additionally, he served tours in Panama and Iraq with the U.S. Army.

“I am pleased to welcome John to Gulfport,” Cutt said. “John has a proven track record of instilling a culture anchored on driving operational excellence, accountability, transparency and safety and he will bring strong leadership during this time of great opportunity for our company."