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Petrofac Ltd (PFC.L)

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16 Nov 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rene Medori

60 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ayman Asfari

2002 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Alastair Cochran

2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Elie Lahoud

Senior Vice President - Operations Engineering & Construction

Matthew Barton

2018 Group General Counsel

Sunder Kalyanam

2017 Group Managing Director - Engineering & Construction Growth

Craig Muir

2016 Group Managing Director - Engineering & Production Services

Jonh Pearson

2017 Chief Corporate Development Officer and Group Managing Director, Western Hemisphere

E. Sathyanarayanan

2017 Group Managing Director - Engineering & Construction

Des Thurlby

52 2017 Group Director of Human Resources

Rob Jewkes

2014 Chief Operating Officer - Integrated Energy Services Business

George Salibi

2017 Group Chief Commercial Officer

Mary Hitchon

49 2017 Secretary to the Board

Sara Akbar

2018 Non-Executive Director

Andrea Abt

57 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Matthias Bichsel

63 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

David Davies

63 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

George Pierson

54 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Rene Medori

Dr. Rene Medori is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Petrofac Ltd. He has extensive and current international financial experience, with knowledge of balance sheet strengthening opportunities and financing arrangements. Well-established knowledge of governance and regulatory matters and a good understanding of operational and strategic management. He stepped down as finance director of Anglo American plc at the end of April 2017 and retired from the company at the end of January 2018, after over 12 years. From June 2000 to May 2005 was group finance director of The BOC Group plc. Until June 2012, was a non-executive director of SSE plc. Was appointed as the Company’s Senior Independent Director in September 2017.

Ayman Asfari

Mr. Ayman Asfari is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of Petrofac Ltd. Joined the Group in 1991 to establish Petrofac International, of which he was CEO. After growing the business, he led a corporate reorganisation in 2002 and became Group Chief Executive. In 2005, he led the successful initial public listing of the Company. He has more than 37 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Formerly worked as MD of a major civil and mechanical construction business in Oman.

Alastair Cochran

Mr. Alastair Cochran is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. Joined Petrofac in October 2016 from BG Group plc, where he had been Transition Head of BG Strategy & Business Development and, prior to that, Group Head of M&A and Corporate Finance. A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, he started his career with KPMG before enjoying a successful career in investment banking with Barclays de Zoete Wedd, Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley.

Elie Lahoud

Mr. Elie Lahoud is Senior Vice President - Operations Engineering & Construction of the Company. With a background as a design engineer, and strong project experience, he leads the operational teams across Oman, Saudi Arabia and Iraq. In this role, he ensures that Petrofac identifies and implements opportunities for incremental enhancements to its operational capabilities. Joined Petrofac in 1997 and has held several key operations and engineering roles. From 2014 he led the delivery of the strategically significant BP Khazzan project in Oman and, from 2016 was SVP and Sponsor for Oman operations. He has more than 20 years’ industry experience.

Matthew Barton

Mr. Matthew Barton is Group General Counsel of the Company. He has responsibility for all Legal, Compliance and Company Secretariat functions. Ensuring that all colleagues have access to relevant, timely and commercially valuable legal advice, he also ensures that the Group’s business is conducted in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. Joined Petrofac in 2018 with more than 20 years’ experience, 13 of which are in General Counsel roles, both in the UK and the Middle East. He began his legal career in private practice, working in London and Hong Kong before moving into the engineering and construction industry.

Sunder Kalyanam

Mr. Sunder Kalyanam is Group Managing Director - Engineering & Construction Growth of the Company. He has P&L and stakeholder responsibility for delivering the E&C portfolio in Petrofac’s strategic growth regions. These include complementary geographies, identified for organic growth, such as India, Southeast Asia, Sub- Saharan Africa, and CIS, where the Group has a good understanding of risks and the capacity to deliver. Joined Petrofac in 1992, and has held a range of operational and management roles across the Group. Most recently, he was Regional Managing Director, E&C with responsibility for all Petrofac’s onshore operations in Kuwait, Iraq and Oman.

Craig Muir

Mr. Craig Muir is Group Managing Director - Engineering & Production Services of the Company. Focuses on leading and growing the EPS business in geographies such as MENA, CIS and Asia Pacific. His remit includes: engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm); operations and maintenance; training; and all consultancy services. Joined Petrofac in 2012 as MD of Engineering & Consulting Services, where his responsibilities included the management of our engineering service centres, and the creation of the new EPS Group. He has over 30 years’ industry experience with companies such as AMEC, KBR and AOC.

Jonh Pearson

Mr. Jonh Pearson is Chief Corporate Development Officer and Group Managing Director, Western Hemisphere of the Company. As Chief Corporate Development Officer, he manages relationships with international and independent oil companies, and leads the implementation of Group strategy. As Group Managing Director, Western Hemisphere, he is responsible for the long-term growth of the EPS West business. Joined Petrofac in 2017, prior to which he spent 28 years with AMEC Foster Wheeler and five years with Chevron, in the UK and US. His previous roles have included president of global oil, gas and chemicals, and multi-market roles running the Americas, Northern Europe and CIS regions. He has also been a Co-Chair of Oil & Gas UK.

E. Sathyanarayanan

Mr. E. S. Sathyanarayanan is Group Managing Director - Engineering & Construction. He has full operational and P&L responsibility for Petrofac’s Engineering, Procurement and Construction portfolio in its core geographical markets including the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Iraq. He also heads up the Group’s Offshore Capital Projects business and is responsible for all Group technical resources, including the three Indian engineering centres. Joined Petrofac in 1995, and has held various key roles covering diverse geographical locations such as India, CIS and MENA, and led the Company’s entry into Iraq. He has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas sector.

Des Thurlby

Mr. Des Thurlby is Group Director of Human Resources of the Company. He has overall responsibility for advising on all people aspects of the business. This includes developing a business-focused people strategy, including succession planning, talent management, leadership development, compensation, key hires, performance culture and employee engagement. Joined Petrofac in 2017. He started his career as a graduate trainee with Ford Motor Company and spent 25 years in the automotive sector, including six years as HR Director for Jaguar Land Rover. He was also interim President of IMI China and Senior Vice President of Seadrill, an offshore drilling contractor.

Rob Jewkes

Mr. Rob Jewkes is Chief Operating Officer - Integrated Energy Services Business of Petrofac Ltd. Heads up the IES business, and has full responsibility for its business portfolio. Most recently he has been charged with the re-shaping of this portfolio, including a number of divestments and contract migrations and the re-positioning of IES as a route to the wider Petrofac services. Joined Petrofac in 2004 to build a Europe-based engineering services business, before moving into IES where his emphasis has been leveraging our engineering and project management capability. He has over 35 years’ experience in oil and gas and was previously CEO of Clough Engineering.

George Salibi

Mr. George Salibi is Group Chief Commercial Officer of the Company. He works with both the E&C and EPS businesses, with an emphasis on strategic partnerships, business development and acquisition, operational support and business assurance. Joined Petrofac in 1998 and has held a variety of management and operational roles. He headed up some of the Company’s most prestigious projects, including the US$3.7 billion Upper Zadco-750 contract in UAE. Most recently he was Regional MD, covering the UAE, Oman, Algeria and Asia.

Mary Hitchon

Ms. Mary Hitchon is Secretary to the Board of Petrofac Ltd. She joined Petrofac in 2005 with responsibility for the Board’s governance and Group’s listing rule compliance framework. Over the last 12 years she has developed processes and procedures commensurate with a listed entity. She was appointed Group Director of Legal, Secretarial and Compliance Services in 2015 and now has responsibility for all key aspects of legal, regulatory and governance compliance across the Group. Professional experience A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries with 24 years’ experience in a UK listed environment. Previously worked at TBI plc, the AXA group and Savills plc.

Sara Akbar

Mrs. Sara Akbar is Non-Executive Director of the Company. She has 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, with a unique insight into the Middle Eastern environment. Wide-ranging international experience and significant operational and project management capabilities. Until the end of 2017, was chief executive officer of Kuwait Energy KSC, which she founded in 2005 to exploit the opportunity for an independent engineering and production company in the MENA and Eurasia regions. Was previously new business development manager for Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company and served in various positions in the oil and gas industry in Kuwait and internationally from 1981 to 1999. Holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering.

Andrea Abt

Ms. Andrea Abt is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Joined Siemens in 1997 and held various leadership roles, including Head of Supply Chain Management and Chief Procurement Officer for Infrastructure & Cities from 2011 to 2014. She started her career in industry at Dornier Luftfahrt, then a company of the Daimler-Benz Group, where her last role was Director, Aircraft Sales Australia/ Pacific. She was a non-executive director of Brammer plc until February 2017.

Matthias Bichsel

Mr. Matthias F. Bichsel is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Stepped down from the executive committee of Royal Dutch Shell plc at the end of 2014. Held a number of roles over his 34-year career with Shell, including director of Petroleum Development Oman; MD of deepwater services in Houston; executive vice president global exploration and executive vice president technical, of Shell Upstream. Ran Shell’s Project and Technology business from 2009.

David Davies

Mr. David Charles Davies is a Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. David has more than 35 years' experience as a financial professional, most recently as Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board at international, integrated oil and gas producer and petrochemical solution provider OMV Aktiengesellschaft. He also served as Group Finance Director for Morgan Crucible Company plc and London International Group plc. David is a Non-Executive Director of Ophir Energy Plc, a member of the Supervisory Board at Uniper SE and Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Wienerberger AG. He is also a member of the Senior Advisory Board at First Alpha Energy LLP.

George Pierson

Mr. George J. Pierson is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is a qualified lawyer and engineer. Extensive background in risk management, contracting, construction law, compliance and cost efficiency. Excellent understanding of operational and engineering management. Appointed as general counsel and secretary of Parsons Brinckerhoff in 2006, later becoming COO of its Americas’ operations. Appointed as president and chief executive officer between 2010 and 2014. Previously non-executive director of WSP Global Inc, Terracon Consultants, Inc. and Railworks LLC. Joined The Kleinfelder Group Inc. in August 2016.