The Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Supervisory Board of Naftogaz (Naftohaz) of Ukraine, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said on Telegram.
He noted that today's meeting approved six winners of the selection process: four independent members and two state representatives.
"The process of selecting the NABU director is also entering its final stage. The government is interested in the competition being completed as soon as possible and getting a professional head of this key state institution," the Prime Minister added.
Updated. According to the press service of Naftogaz, the government has appointed Rostyslav Shurma as deputy head of the President's Office and Nataliya Boyko as energy advisor to the Prime Minister.
The independent members are:
- Anfinsen Thor Martin (Norway), 62, 31 years of experience in the Norwegian state-owned mining company Equinor (Statoil) from sales manager to senior vice president. He is a senior advisor at Boston Consulting Group, a consulting company, and a member of the supervisory boards of 5 companies, including international energy trader Danske, Eurogas, and the Dublin Bay Power gas power plant.
- Marino Anthony (USA, Canada), 62, 38 years of experience in oil and gas production from engineer to president and CEO. Since 2012, he has been Executive Director and since 2016 President and CEO of Vermilion Energy (a $4 billion international exploration and production company). Previously, he served on the supervisory boards of 6 companies.
- Richard Hookway (UK), 61, has 37 years of experience in hydrocarbon trading and finance, including 33 years at BP, serving as CFO of several business divisions and Group Chief Operating Officer of IT Solutions and Supply Chain Management. He is a graduate of the University of Manchester and Stanford. He served as a director on the management board of the French nuclear power generation company EDF and is a member of the supervisory boards of Royal Vopak N.V., a leading global petroleum storage company, Parkland Corp, a retail energy company, and the UK Atomic Energy Agency (UKAEA).
- Ludo van der Heijden (Belgium), 72, PhD from Yale University (1979), Professor at INSEAD Business School (France), a researcher and lecturer with 42 years of experience in teaching strategy and corporate governance, including 9 years at Yale University and 33 years at INSEAD, a member of the supervisory boards of 5 companies and business associations. He has over 20 years of continuous work with oil and gas companies.