Karoon Energy announced that Dr Julian Fowles has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
Dr Fowles will commence with Karoon immediately following the conclusion of Karoon’s annual general meeting on 27 November 2020.
Karoon Chairman, Bruce Phillips said, “After an extensive and rigorous global search process, we are delighted Dr Fowles has agreed to join Karoon as its new Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
Julian is a highly experienced petroleum industry executive who has had a successful international career with Shell International, Cairn Energy, Petra Energia and Oil Search. Julian’s deep upstream experience in international leadership roles, including CEO experience in Brazil, and company building success will be of great benefit to Karoon as it transitions from a pure exploration company into a profitable E&P entity. ”
Dr Julian Fowles said, “I am looking forward to the opportunity to lead Karoon Energy at this exciting time for the Company as it seeks to consolidate the acquisition of the Baúna asset and in the next phase of its growth as a substantial oil and gas production company.”