India: Finance Director of Hardy Oil and Gas plc Calls it Quits

Hardy Oil and Gas plc , announces that its Finance Director, Dinesh Dattani FCA will be leaving the Company on 31 August 2011 to return to his permanent residence in Calgary, Canada.

Mr. Dattani joined Hardy as Finance Director in July 2007. He led the process to transfer Hardy’s listing from AIM to the main market of the London Stock Exchange, completed a number of successful equity financings and led the finances and admin activities in Hardy’s London headquarters.

Hardy has considerable financial and tax expertise in Chennai, India where many of the Company’s Corporate and Financial functions will be transferred.

Commenting on the impending departure, Mr. Paul Mortimer, Chairman said:

“We would like to thank Dinesh for his considerable contributions to Hardy over the past four years. His expertise and leadership have been instrumental in advancing a number of our strategic objectives. We will be sorry to see him go and we wish him every success in the future.”


Source:Hardy Oil and Gas , May 31, 2011