MEO Australia Limited has appointed Andrew Purcell and Michael Sandy as Non-Executive Directors.
According to the company, the appointments are effective immediately.
The company further says that the MEO Board wanted to ensure the company has strong leadership and governance as it executes its existing projects while expecting that current Non-Executive Directors, Greg Short and Stephen Hopley, will retire from the Board before the 2015 Annual General Meeting.
MEO’s Chairman Greg Short said: “We are delighted to welcome Andrew and Michael to the Board. These gentlemen bring a broad range of skills to the Board. They have substantial knowledge and experience covering commercial and technical areas as well as corporate governance suiting them to lead MEO Australia through to its next phase of activities.”
Andrew Purcell had a career in investment banking. He is presently a Non-Executive Director of AJ Lucas Group, and a former Director of Cougar Energy and Realm Resources in Australia.
Michael Sandy is a geologist and a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia.