VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. ("ShaMaran" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: SNM) (Nasdaq Stockholm: SNM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Ebsary to ShaMaran's Board of Directors ("the Board"). The appointment is effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Ebsary will replace Mr. Ashley Heppenstall who has resigned from the Board with effect from December 31, 2018 to conform with industry corporate governance recommendations regarding the maximum number of non-executive director appointments per individual. View PDF Version
Mr. Ebsary was previously the Chief Executive Officer, and a director of Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited during the years 2010 through 2016. Mr. Ebsary served as the Chief Financial Officer of Addax Petroleum Corporation, an international oil and gas exploration and production company, for eleven years between 1998 and 2009, after having held various positions in project finance and treasury with oil companies Elf Aquitaine and Occidental Petroleum, both in France and the United Kingdom. He began his working life in multinational banking institutions in Canada and the United Kingdom. Mr. Ebsary is a graduate of Queen's University in Canada.
The Chairman of the Board, Mr. Keith Hill, commented: "We are very fortunate to have Mike join the ShaMaran board of directors. He has a wealth of industry experience and, having run a petroleum company in the region where our operations are based, he is well qualified to help the Company in creating value for its shareholders. I would like to sincerely thank our outgoing Board member, Ashley Heppenstall, for his significant contributions in helping guide the Company over the past several years."
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ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. is a Kurdistan focused oil development and exploration company with a 20.1% direct interest in the Atrush oil discovery.
ShaMaran is a Canadian oil and gas company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the NASDAQ Stockholm First North Exchange (Sweden) under the symbol "SNM". Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Pareto Securities AB is the Company's Certified Advisor on NASDAQ Stockholm First North.
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