Thompson takes over from Founder Heavey, Tullow Oil
Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announced the appointment of Dorothy Thompson as independent non-executive Director and Chair-designate of Tullow with effect from the conclusion of the Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 25 April 2018. It is anticipated Thompson will succeed Aidan Heavey, Tullow’s current Chairman and Founder, as Chair at the conclusion of the Board meeting scheduled for 20 July 2018. Aidan will retire from the Board at the same time. Thompson (57) brings extensive experience to Tullow having served for 12 years as CEO of Drax Group plc, the
Tullow CFO Takes Leave of Absence
Tullow Oil plc Chief Financial Officer Ian Springett will take an extended leave of absence from the company in order to undergo treatment for a medical condition. Les Wood, Vice President Finance and Commercial, has been appointed Interim CFO.
Ghanaian Students Benefitting from Scholarship Programs
Gordon University (RGU) postgraduate students are reaping the benefits of international scholarship schemes which will boost their career prospects. Ghanaians Justice Ngoah (27) and Eugene Yeboah (29) have joined RGU for a years’ scholarship program, funded by the Ministry of Energy and Tullow Oil plc. Both Justice and Eugene are Chemistry graduates from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, but wanted to further their studies and apply their skills to the energy industry. They are currently completing the Oilfield Chemicals route at RGU via a Masters Program