Grafico Azioni Gulf Keystone Petroleum (LSE:GKP)
3 Mesi : Da Ott 2019 a Gen 2020
RNS Number : 6607T
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd.
18 November 2019
18 November 2019
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP)
("Gulf Keystone", "GKP" or "the Company")
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
Gulf Keystone is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Weatherdon as Chief Financial Officer ("CFO").
Mr Weatherdon has over 25 years' experience in the international oil and gas industry and joins GKP from Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Limited where he was CFO. Sino Gas is an energy company focused on developing natural gas assets in China and was an Australian listed Company (ASX:SEH) until acquired by a private equity firm. Prior to this, he held various executive roles, including; Vice President of Finance & Planning for the Asia-Pacific region, and Vice President of Investor Relations for Talisman Energy Inc., the Canadian exploration and production company which was acquired by Repsol in 2015. He also held the CFO role at Equión Energía Limited, a Colombian joint venture between Talisman Energy Inc. and Ecopetrol SA.
Mr Weatherdon was educated at the University of Calgary before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.
Mr Weatherdon will join the Board of GKP and assume the CFO role on 13(th) January 2020. As previously announced, Sami Zouari will step down as CFO and a Director of the Company on 2(nd) December 2019, but will assist Mr Weatherdon for a short handover period.
Jaap Huijskes, Chairman of the Company, said:
"Following a thorough search process, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Weatherdon as CFO. Ian brings a wealth of highly relevant finance experience within the sector to the management team, and to the Board. We look forward to him joining the team and to his contribution.
On behalf of the Company, I would like to again thank Sami Zouari for his outstanding contribution to Gulf Keystone, since joining the Company in 2015. We wish him all the best for the future."
Save as disclosed below there is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to sections LR 9.6.11, LR 9.6.12 or LR 9.6.13 of the Listing Rules, FCA Handbook.
Talisman SAE Pte Ltd
Sino Gas and Energy Holdings
Daily Glory Investment Limited
Lucky Asia Industrial Limited
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or visit: www.gulfkeystone.com
Notes to Editors:
Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. (LSE: GKP) is a leading independent operator and producer in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Further information on Gulf Keystone is available on its website www.gulfkeystone.com
This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements that are subject to the risks and uncertainties associated with the oil & gas exploration and production business. These statements are made by the Company and its Directors in good faith based on the information available to them up to the time of their approval of this announcement but such statements should be treated with caution due to inherent risks and uncertainties, including both economic and business factors and/or factors beyond the Company's control or within the Company's control where, for example, the Company decides on a change of plan or strategy. This announcement has been prepared solely to provide additional information to shareholders to assess the Group's strategies and the potential for those strategies to succeed. This announcement should not be relied on by any other party or for any other purpose.
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