Atlas Oil Promotes New President and COO


TAYLOR — Atlas Oil Company has announced the promotion of Michael Evans to the newly created position of President and COO.

“We are charting a path to move Atlas Oil Company forward to become the best in our industry,” said Chairman and CEO, Sam Simon. “After 28 years of being involved in the day to day leadership of Atlas, I will now move to a more strategic and visionary role which is critical to our company’s growth. Michael and I have been partners and business associates for the past 17 years. I have complete confidence in his ability to take over the reins as President and guide us into the exciting years ahead.”

Evans joined Atlas in the fall of 1996. Since then, he has held a number of executive positions, including heading up real estate development and sales, serving as Commercial and Industrial Sales Manager and as Chief Development Officer of Atlas Oil Company. He has also been instrumental in completing several acquisitions for the company.

“I am honored to be named to this new role as President and COO of Atlas Oil,” said Michael Evans. “Under Sam’s leadership, I have had the opportunity to develop my deep knowledge of the business. I look forward to helping us move forward as both a company and a respected corporate citizen in the communities and businesses we serve.”

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