PERTH (miningweekly.com) – Oil and gas major Beach Energy has appointed Matthew Kay as CEO, effective from July 17.
Kay, who is currently the executive GM of strategy and commercial at ASX-listed Oil Search, would replace acting CEO Neil Gibbins.
He was previously employed at Woodside Petroleum and Santos, and holds tertiary qualifications in economics and a Masters of Business Administration.
Beach chairperson Glenn Davis said on Tuesday that Kay had developed an impressive depth of experience and leadership style across the Australian and international oil and gas industry for more than 25 years.
“We are excited he is joining Beach in the position of CEO and look forward to his leadership driving execution of our corporate strategy, and particularly so after the successful completion of our merger with Drillsearch, in the near future.”