Hunting appoints Carol Chesney and Keith Lough to its Board as Independent Directors

– UK, London – Hunting PLC (LSE:HTG), the international energy services group today announces the appointment of Carol Chesney and Keith Lough as independent non-executive Directors of the Company with immediate effect.

About Carol Chesney

Carol Chesney, is a US citizen, and has spent the majority of her career in the UK. Mrs Chesney is currently a non-executive Director of Renishaw plc, where she has been Chair of the Audit Committee since 2012.

Since 1998, Mrs Chesney has been Company Secretary of Halma PLC, the FTSE 100 health, safety and environmental technology group, where she oversees governance, pensions, group insurance and ethics compliance. Prior to this role, Mrs Chesney was Halma’s Group Financial Controller with oversight of all day-to-day financial planning and reporting matters.

Mrs Chesney is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and qualified with Arthur Andersen in the UK.

About Keith Lough

Keith Lough, is a UK citizen and is currently a non-executive Director of Cairn Energy plc, Rockhopper Exploration plc and the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority.

In the last five years, Mr Lough has been the non-executive Chairman of Gulf Keystone Petroleum plc and a non-executive Director of Papua Mining plc and Rock Solid Images Inc. Prior to that, Mr Lough held a number of executive positions in the oil and gas and wider energy industries, including British Energy and LASMO plc.

Mr Lough is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Mrs Chesney and Mr Lough will both join the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees with immediate effect.

Further, Mrs Chesney has been appointed Chair of the Audit Committee with immediate effect, following the retirement of John Nicholas at the Company’s 2018 Annual General Meeting held on 18 April 2018.

About Hunting PLC

Hunting PLC is an international energy services provider to the world’s leading upstream oil and gas companies. Established in 1874, it is a premium listed public company traded on the London Stock Exchange. The Company maintains a corporate office in Houston and is headquartered in London. As well as the United Kingdom, the Company has principal operations in Canada, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.

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