Experienced energy executive Dorothy Thompson has joined Tullow Oil as chair-designate.
Thompson will succeed founder Aidan Heavey as chair at the conclusion of its 20 July board meeting.
She served for 12 years as CEO of power and energy trading company Drax. Before Drax, Thompson managed InterGen’s European power business and headed project finance at PowerGen. She also gained emerging markets experience while working with the Bank of Botswana.
She is non-executive of the Court of the Bank of England, and sits on NYSE-listed Eaton Corporation’s board.
“Dorothy has exactly the right mix of leadership, managerial
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