Nido Petroleum elects new Managing Director

Nido Petroleum Limited, South East Asian focused oil and gas exploration and production company, has appointed Dr. Michael Fischer as Managing Director of the company.

Nido Petroleum said that Dr Fischer will take up his new role on or about September 1, 2015.

In his most recent role, Dr Fischer was the Director of Ophir Energy’s African Business Unit. He joined Ophir in 2006 and has held a variety of senior positions within the company. He has worked for BP, Woodside Energy, and in 2004 he joined OMV E&P as senior VP for Exploration, Operations and Projects.

William Bloking, Nido’s Executive Chairman said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mike to Nido. His in-depth technical experience across a broad range of disciplines within the industry, coupled with his commercial acumen, leadership skills, and enthusiasm and drive, will be invaluable as we implement our aggressive growth strategy. We are all looking forward to work with him.”

Fisher said: “I am very pleased to be taking on this role at such a pivotal time in the company’s history and am looking forward to wirking closely with Bill and the rest of the Board to lead Nido into its next exciting phase of growth.”

Upon Dr Fischer’s employment, Bloking’s role will revert to that of Non-Executive Chairman.

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