TransGlobe Energy appoints Dr Tim Marchant to its Board as Independent Director

– CANADA, Calgary –  TransGlobe Energy Corporation (LON: TGL | TSX: TGL | NASDAQ: TGA) today announced the appointment of Dr. Timothy Marchant to its Board of Directors as a non-executive independent director effective March 20, 2020.

Ms. Susan MacKenzie has decided to retire from the Board and will not stand for election at the Company’s Annual General and Special Meeting on May 13, 2020. The Company wishes to thank Ms. MacKenzie for her guidance, leadership and significant contributions over the past six years. We wish Sue all the best in the future.

About Dr Tim Marchant

Dr. Marchant is the Adjunct Professor of Strategy and Energy Geopolitics at the Haskayne School of Business of the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta Canada. Dr. Marchant has extensive international E&P experience with various small, medium and major E & P companies over his 30+ year career, including living and working in Egypt, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Marchant is currently a member of the board of Directors of Vermilion Energy Inc., Valeura Energy Inc., and Cub Energy Inc.

About TransGlobe

TransGlobe Energy Corporation is a cash flow focused on oil and gas exploration and development company whose current activities are concentrated in the Arab Republic of Egypt and Canada.

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