Windhoek, Namibia – Thursday, September 13, 2018:
Azinam Limited, the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African oil exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Philip Loader as Non-executive Director with immediate effect. Philip has also been appointed as Strategic Adviser to Seacrest Capital Group.
Philip is a qualified geologist with over 30 years’ experience working in the oil and gas industry. Philip’s previous roles include EVP – Global Exploration at Woodside Petroleum, the Australian oil and gas company and Non-executive Chairman of Chariot Oil & Gas. Prior to joining Woodside Petroleum, Philip held senior executive roles at Mubadala Oil & Gas, Anadarko Petroleum, Triton Energy, Sasol Petroleum and Neste Oil. Philip has a BSc in Geology from the University of Manchester, an MSc in Petroleum Geology from Imperial College London and an MBA from Henley Business School.
Philip brings extensive corporate and technical expertise to Azinam, complementing the company’s existing leadership team.
Erik Tiller, Chairman of Azinam Limited, commented:
“I am delighted to welcome Philip to the Board of Azinam as we move into an extremely busy and exciting period for the company. Philip brings extensive operational and technical experience to the Board, acquired at the most senior levels in a variety of successful oil and gas companies. In addition, Philip has valuable director experience in listed energy companies, both exploration focused and larger, integrated companies. Philip’s presence on the Azinam Board will greatly benefit the company as we execute our operational work programme and continue to develop the Company. We look forward to working closely with Philip both within his role in Azinam and as part of the wider Seacrest Capital Group.”
Philip Loader, Non-executive Director of Azinam Limited, added:
“I am extremely pleased to be joining the Board of Azinam during such an exciting and transformational time, and I look forward to contributing to the establishment of Azinam as an industry leader in the South Atlantic margin of Africa. I am similarly delighted to have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing success of the Seacrest Capital Group.”