Board Changes

Published on: 22 October 2019

Martin Greenslade joins Tullow Board and Audit Committee as non-executive Director; Steve Lucas, Audit Committee Chair, to step down as a non-executive Director in 2020

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Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Greenslade as a non-executive Director of Tullow with effect from 1 November 2019. Martin has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee and will stand for election to the Board at the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Martin brings extensive financial experience to Tullow from his current position as Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Land Securities Group plc which he has held since 2005. Martin, a qualified accountant, also brings multi-sector experience to the Group from senior positions held in real estate, financial services, defence and manufacturing. Martin is currently a Trustee of International Justice Mission UK and was Group Finance Director of Alvis plc from 2000-2005.

Steve Lucas, non-executive Director, will step down from the Board following the conclusion of the Group’s 2020 AGM, after eight years with Tullow. At the same time, Martin Greenslade will be appointed Chair of the Audit Committee.

Dorothy Thompson, Chair of Tullow Oil plc, commented today:

"I am delighted to welcome Martin to the Board of Tullow, where he will bring important insight and diversity of thought from both his current position as Chief Financial Officer of Land Securities and his extensive experience from other sectors.  His timely appointment will allow for a suitable handover of Audit Committee responsibilities ahead of Steve Lucas stepping down in April next year.”


DIRECTORS’ DECLARATIONS PURSUANT TO RULE 9.6.13R OF THE LISTING RULES

There are no further disclosures required under Rule 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the UKLA and 6.6.7 of the Listing Rules of the Irish Stock Exchange in respect of the appointment of Martin Greenslade.

For further information contact

  • Tullow Oil plc

    • Julia RossInvestor Relations
    • Nicola RogersInvestor Relations
    • George CazenoveMedia Relations
    • London

  • Murray Consultants

    • Pat Walsh
    • Joe Heron
    • Dublin

Notes to editors

Tullow is a leading independent oil & gas, exploration and production group, quoted on the London, Irish and Ghanaian stock exchanges (symbol: TLW). The Group has interests in over 80 exploration and production licences across 15 countries which are managed as three Business Teams: West Africa, East Africa and New Ventures.