– UK, London – Igas Energy PLC (LON: IGAS) today announced the appointment of Chris Hopkinson to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Chris would take over the role of Non-Executive Chairman from Cuth McDowell who has notified the Board of his intention to step down from the Board later this year.
“I am delighted to welcome Chris to the Board. Chris has a tremendous amount of highly relevant experience and I am in no doubt that he will make a strong contribution to IGas as we move forward,” said Interim Board Chairman, Cuth McDowell.
Chris will also join the audit, nominations, and remuneration committees.
About Chris Hopkinson
Chris Hopkinson is currently the Non-executive Chairman of Enwell Energy an AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration and production group and founder of Astra Resources Management advising utility-scale PPP Solar projects.
Chris Hopkinson began his career with Shell International, followed by technical and management roles with Yukos and Lukoil Overseas, before becoming CEO of Imperial Energy Group up until its acquisition by ONGC in 2009. He was then Vice-President Western Siberia for TNK-BP, Senior Vice-President North Africa for BG Group, CEO of International Petroleum Limited, and COO for JSC National Company KazMunayGas.
Chris Hopkinson said: “I am excited to be joining IGas and helping to support the team in driving the business forward to create future shareholder value through its existing cash-generative assets and its bold energy transition strategy.”
Chris holds a BSc Honours degree in Applied Physics from St Andrews University.
For more information: http://www.igasplc.com/
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