Goodrich Petroleum Corp. announced the retirement of Patrick E. Malloy III as board chairman, due to health reasons. Malloy, 72, had served on the board since 2000 and as chairman since 2003. The company said it would designate a new chairman at its next board meeting. "On behalf of all the directors of Goodrich Petroleum, we are saddened by Pat's departure from the board and the reasons for the departure," said CEO Walter G. "Gil" Goodrich. "We extend our thanks to him for approximately 15 years of dedicated service and the leadership he brought to the company. We wish him nothing but the best and renewed good health."