IGas Energy appoints Hans Årstad to its Board as Non-Executive Director as KKR representative

– UK, London –  IGas Energy PLC (LON: IGAS) today announced the appointment of Hans Årstad as a Non-executive Director of the Board with immediate effect, exercising the right of KKR – which owns 14.7% of IGas through KOG Investments S.A.R.L – to take a seat on the Board.

Mike McTighe, Chairman said: “The Board is delighted that Hans joins us as a Non-executive Director. Hans’s strong background in finance and energy will bring a positive addition to the Board’s discussions.”

Mr Årstad began his career at McKinsey & Company focusing on energy. He joined KKR in 2014 and is a Principal in KKR’s European Private Equity team. Mr Årstad has been involved in a number of investments in a broad range of industries, including Visma, Ambea, Mehilainen, Välinge, Soderberg & Partners, and IGas.

Hans Årstad added: “KKR has followed IGas closely since we invested in 2016, and I look forward to joining the Board and working together with the wider team on the future development of IGas.”

For more information: http://www.igasplc.com

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