Wissam Al Monthiry to take over from Kweku Awotwi as Tullow Ghana MD

Wissam Al Monthiry to take over from Kweku Awotwi as Tullow Ghana MD

Following the retirement of Kweku Awotwi from Tullow Ghana this June end, the company has appointed Wissam Al Monthiry as the new Managing Director.

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

Among his achievements as MD, the TEN fields produced its 50th million barrel of oil. The TRP project also saw commendable progress and is now in its final stages with the Oil Offloading System being readied for installation.

Moreover, his operations team has delivered significant improvements in the stable production of oil and gas from two FPSOs. He is noted to have played a pivotal role in the development of the current legislative framework for the company to pursue its Near Field Exploration Opportunities.

Wissam Al Monthiry              

An experienced international business executive, Wissam Al Monthiry has over seventeen years’ experience working with BP in various upstream operations leadership and asset management positions around the world. He also worked for Goldman Sachs as a Corporate Finance Analyst dedicated to the energy sector.

Al Monthiry will join Tullow on June 30, 2020. He says he is “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.”

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

Source: Energy Ghana

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