HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Oasis Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: OAS) ("Oasis" or the "Company") announced today the election of Paula D. Polito to Oasis' Board of Directors. Ms. Polito's election brings the number of directors to seven. Upon joining the Board of Directors on November 1, 2018, Paula was appointed as a member of Oasis' Nominating and Governance Committee.
Paula Polito currently serves as Global Client Strategy Officer and a Group Managing Director at UBS Global Wealth Management. Polito joined UBS in 2009 as the Wealth Management Americas Chief Marketing Officer. Previously, Paula served as Senior VP and Head of Strategic Marketing and Brand Management at Merrill Lynch, and was a member of the Global Wealth Management Executive Committee. Before Merrill Lynch, Paula served as Executive VP of Corporate and Retail Marketing at Fidelity Investments. Prior to Fidelity, she held various positions at advertising agency Hill, Holliday, Connors, Cosmopulos, Inc. Paula spent the first 10 years of her career as a journalist, working as a Producer, News Editor and Managing Editor for WBZ TV in Boston.
For the past four years, Paula has been named one of the "25 Most Powerful Women in Finance" by American Banker. She has received Business Marketing Association's Communicator of the Year award and was named among the "Top 100 Marketers" by Advertising Age.
"Paula is an outstanding addition to the Oasis board of directors," said Mr. Thomas B. Nusz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "She has a long history of understanding global financial markets and helping people navigate them. We believe her ability to think strategically over the long-term, her creativity, and communications experience will greatly benefit our board and our management team. We are looking forward to her unique insight into the investment community as we navigate the ever changing macroeconomic and investment environment."
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About Oasis Petroleum Inc.
Oasis is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, primarily operating in the Williston and Delaware Basins. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.oasispetroleum.com.
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