NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2019--
Falcon Minerals Corporation (“Falcon” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FLMN,
FLMNW) announces today that the Company has added two new members to its
Board of Directors. Mr. Alan J. Hirshberg and Mr. Eric Liaw have joined
the Falcon Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective today, April 25,
Mr. Hirshberg has worked with Blackstone as a Senior Advisor since
January 2019. He joined ConocoPhillips in 2010 as its Senior Vice
President, Planning and Strategy, and retired in January 2019 as its
Executive Vice President, Production, Drilling and Projects, a position
he held since April 2016. In this role, he had responsibility for
ConocoPhillips' worldwide operations, as well as supply chain, aviation,
marine, major projects and engineering functions. Prior to joining
ConocoPhillips, Mr. Hirshberg worked at Exxon and ExxonMobil for 27
years, serving in various senior leadership positions in upstream
research, production operations, major projects and strategic planning.
Mr. Hirshberg earned Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Rice
Mr. Liaw is a Senior Managing Director in the Private Equity Group at
Blackstone. Since joining Blackstone in November 2014, Mr. Liaw has been
involved with Blackstone's investments in EagleClaw Midstream, Guidon
Energy, Huntley & Huntley Energy Exploration, Jetta Energy Permian,
Primexx Energy Partners, Rock Ridge Royalty, Royal Resources and Ulterra
Drilling Technologies, among others. From August 2008 until August 2014,
Mr. Liaw was a Principal at TPG Capital, where he evaluated and executed
investment opportunities in the energy sector. From July 2004 to July
2006, Mr. Liaw was an associate at Bain Capital, where he focused on
private equity investments in a wide range of industries.
Mr. Liaw earned his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business
Administration degrees from the University of Texas at Austin and his
Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Hirshberg fills the vacancy created when Mr. David Foley resigned
from the Board in December 2018, and Mr. Liaw will replace Mr. Angelo G.
Acconcia, who resigned from the Board today. Mr. Hirshberg has been
appointed to the Board’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee,
and Mr. Liaw has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board’s
About Falcon Minerals
Falcon Minerals Corporation (NASDAQ: FLMN, FLMNW) is a C-Corporation
formed to own and acquire high growth oil-weighted minerals rights.
Falcon Minerals owns mineral, royalty, and over-riding royalty interests
covering approximately 256,000 gross unit acres in the Eagle Ford Shale
and Austin Chalk in Karnes, DeWitt and Gonzales Counties in Texas. The
Company also owns additional assets of approximately 68,000 gross unit
acres in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia prospective for the
Marcellus Shale. For more information, visit our website at www.falconminerals.com.
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