Tullow CFO takes medical leave of absence

Tullow Oil is appointing an interim Chief Financial Officer, as its CFO has taken a medical leave of absence.

The London-listed oil company on Thursday said that Ian Springett, Chief Financial Officer, is taking an extended leave of absence from Tullow to undergo treatment for a medical condition.

Les Wood, Vice President Finance and Commercial, has been appointed Interim CFO. Wood joined Tullow in 2014 as the Group’s Vice President for Commercial.

Before joining Tullow, Wood worked for BP plc for 28 years in various positions including Regional CFO roles in Canada and the Middle East.

As for Springett, he has held the position of CFO in Tullow since 2008. Before joining Tullow, he worked at BP for 23 years where he held several senior positions, including vice-president of BP Finance and CFO for the United States.

He’s recently joined G4S, world’s largest security company by the number of employees, as a non-executive director of its board effective January 1, 2017.

Offshore Energy Today Staff

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