Serica Energy appoints Jerome Schmitt to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Aberdeen –  Serica Energy plc (AIM: SQZ) today announced the appointment of Jérôme Schmitt to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 July 2022.

“I am very pleased that Jérôme has agreed to join the Serica Energy plc Board. Jérôme’s considerable experience in the oil and gas industry following an extensive 30 year career with TotalEnergies will add further strength to our Board of Directors as we seek to expand the business at a time of major changes in the industry. The Board is looking forward to his contribution and his support in our efforts to build on the strong financial and operating capabilities which Serica has established and which continue to add value for shareholders. Jérôme’s recent responsibilities on the low carbon and mergers and acquisitions fronts brings complementary experience to our Board as the industry seeks to maintain supply security in a complex world as well as meeting transition needs.” said Board Chairman, Tony Craven Walker.

The Company also announced that Richard Rose is stepping down from the Board effective immediately.

About Jérôme Schmitt

Jérôme Schmitt joined what is now TotalEnergies in 1992 and remained with the company until late 2021. Jérôme’s career with TotalEnergies covered a wide range of responsibilities including Group Treasurer from 2009-2011 and SVPt Environment and Sustainable Development from 2013-2016. More recently Jérôme has been SVP Carbon Neutral Businesses — Gas, Renewable and Power (2016-2019) and, from 2019 to 2021, Senior Vice-President Merger & Acquisition.

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