TransAtlantic Petroleum, an international oil and natural gas company engage, has made several changes to its executive management team, including the appointment of a new chief accounting officer, as well as a new general counsel and corporate secretary.

On Jan. 16, TransAtlantic Petroleum announced the appointment of Michael Hill as chief accounting officer and designated Hill as the principal financial officer and principal accounting officer of the company, effective Jan. 28. Since December 2017, Hill has served as chief accounting officer of AVAD Energy Partners, responsible for internal and external financial reporting, cash management, debt compliance, relationships with oil and gas purchasers, execution of the hedging strategy, and analyzing profitability.

Previously, Hill served as corporate controller of TransAtlantic from June 2017 to December 2017, financial reporting manager at TransAtlantic from 2012 to June 2017, and senior financial reporting accountant at TransAtlantic from 2010 to 2012. While at TransAtlantic, Hill managed the accounting staff in TransAtlantic’s corporate and international offices and was responsible for public external financial reporting, internal management reporting, implementing and monitoring internal control over financial reporting, and professional development of the accounting staff in Dallas and Turkey.

G. Fabian Anda will continue to serve as the company’s principal accounting and financial officer and vice president of finance until Jan. 28, and thereafter will remain with the company as the vice president of finance. Ozan Ulker will remain the company’s chief financial officer, Turkey.

Also, effective as of Jan. 16, Chad Burkhardt , the company’s vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary, left the company. Assuming his role is Tabitha Bailey, who has served as associate general counsel of TransAtlantic since June 2017.