Azonto Petroleum welcomes board member back

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Azonto Petroleum, a London-based oil and gas company focused on West Africa, has appointed Glenn Whiddon, who stepped down from the board in 2012, as Non-Executive Director.

Azonto also recently announced the retirement of its Non-Executive Chairman and the appointment of Andrew Sinclair as a new one.


The company says that Whiddon, formerly a Non-Executive Director and Executive Chairman of the company, stepped down from the Board in March 2012 to pursue other interests. He is based in Australia, where the company has a corporate office in Perth.

Chairman of the Board, Andrew Sinclair said: “We are pleased to welcome back Glenn onto the Board. He is a significant shareholder of the Company and already has a good understanding of the Company from his previous involvement. We look forward to benefitting from his experience as we move forward.”

According to Azonto’s press release, Whiddon was formerly Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Grove Energy Limited, a European and Mediterranean oil and gas company that was acquired by Stratic Energy Limited for C$150 million ($120.8 million).

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