RNS Number : 7910V
19 January 2012
19 January 2012
Petrofac, the international oil & gas service provider, is pleased to announce two new appointments to its Board of Directors with immediate effect.
Rene Medori (54) joins the Board as a non-executive director. Medori is finance director of Anglo American PLC, a role he has held since September 2005 after joining the company in a senior executive role in June 2005. Previously Medori was group finance director of The BOC Group PLC between June 2000 and May 2005, having held several finance appointments, including as finance director of BOC's gases business in the Americas, from 1997. He is also a non-executive director of Scottish and Southern Energy PLC and Anglo Platinum Limited. Medori will join Petrofac's Audit, Nominations and Risk Committees.
Marwan Chedid (51) joins the Board as an executive director. Chedid joined Petrofac in 1992 when the international business was first established in Sharjah, and is now the chief executive responsible for Petrofac's Engineering, Construction, Operations & Maintenance (ECOM) division. He has extensive oil & gas industry experience, having previously worked for Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), a major civil and mechanical construction business based in the Middle East, for eight years. Prior to his role at CCC, Chedid spent two years with Kettaneh in Lebanon. Chedid holds 1,288,924 shares in Petrofac Limited and also has an interest in 72,939 shares under the Company's Performance Share Plan and 90,496 shares under the Company's Deferred Bonus Share Plan.
Norman Murray, Petrofac's Chairman, commented: "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Rene Medori and Marwan Chedid to the Board of Petrofac. Rene has considerable international financial experience in relevant industries and a well-established knowledge of governance and regulatory matters. Marwan has worked for Petrofac for 20 years and has in-depth knowledge of our core markets and the broader oil & gas sector, along with outstanding commercial, operational and engineering expertise. Both have a wealth of experience which I am certain will further strengthen and enhance the Board of Petrofac and we look forward to working with them."
BOARD COMMITTEE CHANGES As a result of Rene's appointment, the Board committees will be comprised as follows:
Nominations Committee: Norman Murray (Chairman), Ayman Asfari, Thomas Thune Andersen, Stefano Cao, Roxanne Decyk, Rijnhard van Tets and Rene Medori Audit Committee: Rijnhard van Tets (Chairman), Thomas Thune Andersen, Roxanne Decyk and Rene Medori Remuneration Committee: Thomas Thune Andersen (Chairman), Stefano Cao and Roxanne Decyk Risk Committee: Stefano Cao (Chairman), Roxanne Decyk, Rijnhard van Tets and Rene Medori
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Notes to Editors
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil & gas production and processing industry, with a diverse customer portfolio including many of the world's leading integrated, independent and national oil & gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PFC) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
The group delivers services through two divisions: Engineering, Construction, Operations & Maintenance (ECOM - comprising Onshore Engineering & Construction, Offshore Projects & Operations and Engineering & Consulting Services) and Integrated Energy Services (IES). Through these divisions Petrofac designs and builds oil & gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac's range of services meets its customers' needs across the full life cycle of oil & gas assets.
With more than 15,000 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur and a further 21 offices worldwide. The predominant focus of Petrofac's business is on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), the Middle East and Africa, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Asia Pacific region.
For additional information, please refer to the Petrofac website at www.petrofac.com.
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