Range Resources Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, (NYSE: RRC) has appointed Jim Funk to its board of directors.

Funk is president of J.M. Funk & Associates, an oil and gas business consulting firm and a director of Superior Energy Services Inc. He has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry. He was president of Shell Continental Cos., president of Shell Midstream Enterprises Inc., and vice president of Shell Offshore Inc. He was also a director of Matador Resources Co. from 2004 to 2008.

Range chairman and chief executive officer John H. Pinkerton says, "The expansion of Range's board to add an additional independent director with deep technical experience and knowledge of our industry ensures the company will continue to benefit from a diversity of experience and opinions. Jim's expertise will be a significant asset to our company as we continue to grow our reserve base, and we are delighted to have him join our board of directors."