Hafren Scientific appoints new Non-Executive Chairman.
Posted Thursday December 11th, 2014, 2:37 pm
The Board of Directors of Hafren Scientific Ltd (the ‘Company’) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Carol Bell as Non-Executive Chairman with effect from the 1st December 2014, Dr Bell will succeed Dr Tim Pearce (acting Chairman).
Dr Bell read Natural Sciences before starting her career in oil and gas industry and moving into investment banking where she held senior posts at JP Morgan and the Chase Manhattan Bank oil industry finance. Dr Bell also has considerable board experience serving as a Non-Executive Director in a number of companies in the oil and gas industry. She currently serves on the board of Salamander Energy plc and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, having previously been a board member at Hardy Oil and Gas plc, Det norske oljeselskap ASA and Caracal Energy Inc. She is also a member of the Welsh Government Energy and Environment Sector Panel and serves on the board of Finance Wales.
Commenting, Dr Pearce said, ‘I am delighted that the Board has appointed Carol Bell to succeed me as Chairman. She has a distinguished track record in the oil industry and as an international businesswoman and she is the ideal person to chair the Board through our ambitious agenda.’
Dr Bell commented ‘The oil and gas industry is constantly having to develop new scientific techniques to improve the chance of finding and developing new resources around the world. I am very pleased to have the chance to work with innovative scientists, based in Wales, that are building an international reputation in this field.’