– USA, AL – Diversified Energy Company PLC (LON: DEC) today announced the appointment of Sylvia Kerrigan to its Board as an independent non-executive director, effective 11 October 2021, increasing the Board to eight members and further enhances the Board’s diversity.
Sylvia’s expansive professional experience complements the Board and includes more than a decade of board room experience and several decades as an executive for the energy, industrial, and transportation sectors with demonstrated expertise in environmental, social and governance, merger and acquisition, regulatory, risk management, cybersecurity and information privacy matters.
“We are delighted to welcome Sylvia and her wealth of experience to Diversified’s Board. Her appointment reflects the Board’s commitment to fulfil the diversity-supportive recommendations of the Hampton-Alexander Review and Parker Review, and we are doing so well in advance of our 2022 Annual General Meeting as we originally communicated in our 2020 Reports and Accounts. Sylvia adds significant experience in a number of strategic areas for the Company and complements the Board’s collective skills as we lead the Company on its forward-looking journey to deliver strategic growth and sustainable value to our stakeholders.” said Board Chairman, David Johnson.
Sylvia will also join the Nomination Committee.
About Sylvia Kerrigan
Sylvia Kerrigan is the Executive Director for the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Center for Energy, Law, and Business at the University of Texas. Before joining the KBH Center in January 2017, she worked for Marathon Oil Corporation in various roles including compliance, public policy, corporate communications, and information governance, and most recently served as EVP, General Counsel, and Secretary until her retirement in 2017.
Before her dynamic roles at Marathon, Sylvia served in various domestic and international corporate, government, and legal roles, including an appointment to the United Nations Security Council in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Political Economy, and English from Southwestern University and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the University of Texas.
Sylvia J. Kerrigan currently serves as a director for Team Industrial Services where she chairs the Corporate Governance & Nomination Committee and serves on the Audit Committee. She is also a former member of the Alta Mesa Resources board where she served on the Audit and Compensation Committees.
About Diversified Energy Company PLC
Diversified Energy Company PLC is an independent energy company engaged in the production, marketing, and transportation of primarily natural gas-related to its synergistic US onshore upstream and midstream assets.
For more information: https://www.div.energy/
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