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Kweku Awotwi retires from Tullow Ghana

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The Managing Director of Tullow Ghana who doubles as the Executive Vice President of Tullow Oil plc, Mr Kweku Awotwi will be retiring from the company on 30 June 2020 Tullow Ghana has announced.

Mr Wissam Al Monthiry will take over as Managing Director of Tullow Ghana.

Mr Awotwi is the first Managing Director of Tullow Ghana to be promoted to Executive Vice President of Tullow Oil plc.

During his tenure, the TEN fields produced its 50th million barrel of oil; there was very good progress in the TRP project which is now in its final stages with the Oil Offloading System being ready for installation; and his operations team have delivered significant improvements in the stable production of oil and gas from our two FPSOs.

“I would like to thank the Tullow Ghana team for all their support and assistance since I joined the company and wish them and Tullow well for the future. I shall watch their progress with great pride and interest,” Mr Awotwi said.

“Kweku has led the business through turbulent times for both the company and the sector. We all wish Kweku well in his retirement and thank him for his significant contributions to Tullow,” Dorothy Thompson, Executive Chair of Tullow Oil Plc, said.

Mr Wissam Al Monthiry, the incoming Managing Director, has vast experience in operations management, asset development and a track record of safe production operations. He spent 17 years with BP in various upstream operations leadership and asset management positions around the world. Earlier in his career, Wissam worked for Goldman Sachs as a Corporate Finance Analyst focused on the energy sector. Wissam will spend the majority of his time in Ghana, with Cynthia Lumor taking on greater responsibility for Tullow Ghana’s key government relationships.

Al Monthiry stated that: “I am looking forward to building on the strong foundations established by Kweku and ensuring Tullow continues to play a key role in Ghana’s oil and gas industry.”


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