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EQT names new COO

Mike Larson
EQT names new COO

EQT Corp. announced the appointment of Gary Gould as executive vice president and COO on Thursday. The appointment comes as EQT (NYSE:EQT) CEO Rob McNally is facing pressure from former Rice Energy executives Derek and Toby Rice. McNally, though, sees Gould's appointment as a step in the right direction for the company, which is looking to cut costs.