The board of directors of CNOOC Limited today announces that Mr. Fu Chengyu will resign from the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Company and remains the role of Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Yang Hua will be appointed as new Chief Executive Officer of the Company and new Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Yang will resign from the role of President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Li Fanrong will be appointed as new President of the Company. The aforementioned changes in senior management will become effective from 16th September 2010.
Mr. Fu Chengyu said, “I have had the privilege of leading CNOOC Ltd. as Chief Executive Officer in the past seven years and took pride in the record growth in the Company history. I’m glad that we’re able to locate an ideal successor, Mr. Yang Hua, who has devoted himself to CNOOC Ltd. for over twenty years and has proven himself a robust operator in the toughest circumstances. I firmly believe he will succeed in his new role. As Chairman of the Board, I, together with the Board will continue our support to him and the management team to bring the Company into a better tomorrow.”
“I’m honored to have been working under the leadership of Mr. Fu in the past years. His vision and dedication is what brought CNOOC Ltd. to where it is today. It is a privilege as well as responsibility for me to carry on the success of CNOOC Ltd. and deliver long term return to shareholders. I’ll do my best.” Mr. Yang Hua said.
Source: cnoocltd, August 20, 2010;