EnQuest announces the appointment of non-executive director
On joining the Board, Mr. Hughes will also become a member of the Remuneration Committee and of the Risk Committee.
Mr. Hughes will also take over from Dr Philip Nolan as Chairman of EnQuest’s Audit Committee, a position which Mr. Nolan is occupying on an interim basis, following Jock Lennox being appointed Chairman of the EnQuest Board on 8 September 2016.
Jock Lennox will cease to be a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Nolan will remain as a member of the Audit Committee.
Mr. Hughes was previously a vice chairman and senior audit partner at Deloitte, based in London; he was also global leader of Deloitte’s energy & resources practice.
He retired from Deloitte in 2015, with nearly 30 years’ experience of the oil & gas, mining and utilities industries, focusing principally on the provision of audit, due diligence, transaction support and advisory services. He is a trustee and member of council of the Energy Institute.
EnQuest also announces that Neil McCulloch, currently EnQuest’s President, North Sea, is being promoted to the group position of Chief Operating Officer.
It is intended that Mr. McCulloch will join the EnQuest Board, as an Executive Director, at EnQuest’s 2017 Annual General Meeting.
Mr. McCulloch’s existing responsibilities for EnQuest’s North Sea operations, will expand to include production from Kraken and EnQuest’s operations in Malaysia.