12-Oct-2016 WGP Management change
Mark Burnett has stepped-down as CEO of WGP Exploration Ltd and agreed to serve as a non-executive director of WGP Group Ltd. Mr Francis Smulders, the chairman of WGP Group Ltd, will assume the role of Executive Chairman of WGP Exploration Ltd with immediate effect. Mr Smulders has over 26 years of professional experience in a wide range of industries including Oil & Gas, Retail, private equity and financial services. Mr Smulders started his career with Allseas Marine Contractors, a supplier of offshore installation services, before joining Marakon Associates in London where he was a Principal. He holds a Masters’ degree in mechanical engineering from Delft University and an MBA from INSEAD.