Aminex appoints Tom Mackay to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK – Aminex plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Tom Mackay as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect.  Mr. Mackay is a Geologist/Petroleum Engineer with a successful career in petroleum operations, management and financing.  With a BSc (Hons) in Geology from Durham University, Mr. Mackay began his career as a Petroleum Engineer with Shell and subsequently moved on to Clyde Petroleum PLC where he became Manager at Existing Ventures until it was acquired by Gulf Canada in 1997.  Since then he has been an active petroleum consultant on acquisition and new venture projects with a wide range of clients, including Petrofac and Enquest.  For a period he served as CEO of a private E&P company, Oil Quest, and from 2002-2007 he held senior management positions at Stratic Energy Corporation.  He is currently a Partner in Gemini Oil & Gas Advisors LLP which acts as technical and financial advisor to the Gemini Oil & Gas Funds, investing in global appraisal and development projects.  Mr. Mackay will be proposed for election at next year’s AGM .

The Aminex Board is conducting an overall review of its constitution and composition following the appointment of new senior management last year. Changes have already been implemented at the executive level and further changes at the non-executive level are likely to be completed by the end of this year.

Aminex chairman Brian Hall said:  “We are very pleased to welcome Tom to our board and believe he will make a strong contribution.  His long experience of international petroleum operations with both large and small companies is matched by his in-depth knowledge of financing oil and gas projects.”

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