Karoon Gas Australia said that Bernard Wheelahan has been appointed as an Independent Non‐Executive Director of the company.
Wheelahan is an industry veteran with over fifty years in the oil and gas and broader resources industries in Australia and overseas.
He has been President of Shell Venezuela and a Director of Shell Australia, Woodside Petroleum and Normandy Mining. He is also a former Chairman of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association, Pacific Hydro, the Gribbles Group, the Bass Strait Oil Company and the Council of Australia Latin America Relations, as well as the former deputy Chairman of Transfield Services.
Following the resignation of former Executive Director, Stephen Power, and the appointment of independent Directors Peter Turnbull and Bernard Wheelahan, Karoon’s shareholders are now represented by an independent majority on the Board of Directors.