In a statement made available to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Thursday, the firm said the approval was given in a written resolution of the board dated January 7, 2019.
According to the statement, the board reviewed and approved the appointment of Mrs Priscilla Thorpe-Apezteguia as its director and acting managing director in the written resolution.
The statement read in part, “Mrs Priscilla Thorpe-Apezteguia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and Business from the University of Coventry, United Kingdom.
“She has over 17 years experience in the oil and gas sector and has held high-level positions in reputable organisations such as executive director, operations at Energy Solutions Integrated Services; senior manager, business development at Oando Plc; head of marketing/customer service unit; retail manager, South West and sales and marketing manager, all at MRS Oil Nigeria Plc.”
The statement said until her appointment as director and acting MD, Thorpe-Apezteguia was the group sales and marketing manager of MRS Oil and Gas Limited.