Chief Executive Officer
Petro Matad Ltd
Mr. Mehmed Ridvan Karpuz has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. He has been Chief Executive Officer effective (mid-September) 15, September 2015. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Mr. Karpuz was previously a Non-Executive Director for the Company, a position he held for a period of approximately one and a half years and prior to this he was Executive Director (Exploration) for the Company. With this background the Board believes that Mr. Karpuz is uniquely placed to lead the Company during the challenging and exciting exploration programme that lies ahead. Mr. Karpuz will take up residence in Mongolia and operate from the Company's office in Ulaanbaatar. Mr. Karpuz has 26 years' experience in oil and gas exploration and production and a proven track record of significant oil discoveries. Mr. Karpuz has substantial experience establishing and operating subsurface exploration teams and of delivering 'fast-track' exploration to production programmes. His E&P experience has been obtained in remote and logistically demanding locations and in globally significant hydrocarbon provinces such as the Middle East, North Sea, Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea, North Atlantic, and North Africa. His most recent executive position prior to joining Petro Matad as CEO was Exploration Manager for DNO. Mr. Karpuz has also worked with OMV, Endeavour Energy and Norsk Hydro in senior exploration roles.
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