Richard Rose appointed Finance Director of Premier Oil
Premier is pleased to announce that Richard Rose will join Premier’s Board as Finance Director on 8 September 2014.
Richard qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and has spent over 20 years within the energy sector including 13 years working with a range of international banks.
After working at HSBC Investment Bank in the corporate finance division he joined Oriel Securities in 2002, becoming a Partner in Equity Research. At Oriel he was responsible for coverage of the E&P sector where he was the number one analyst in the Institutional UK Extel Mid & Small Survey for Oil & Gas Research for five years running.
In 2012 Richard joined RBC Capital Markets as a Managing Director where he advised a number of energy companies including Premier Oil. He joins the company from Ophir Energy where his current role encompasses Strategy and Head of Corporate Communications.
Richard has a BSc in Physics from Imperial College.
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Tony Durrant, CEO, commented:
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Richard as Premier’s Finance Director. Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role, including his time as an advisor to the Company in his previous banking roles. I look forward to working with him as we build on the momentum of recent months and create additional value for our shareholders.”
Source: Premier Oil