Ithaca Energy appoints CEO
Ithaca Energy has appointed Les Thomas as CEO and executive board director.
ABERDEEN, UK– Ithaca Energy has appointed Les Thomas as CEO and executive board director.
Thomas has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, in various subsurface, engineering, operational, and senior management positions. Until June 2012, he served as a main board director of Wood Group, CEO of its Production Facilities business, and group director responsible for HSE. Prior to this, he spent 22 years with Marathon Oil, including four years as European business unit leader, responsible for Marathon’s upstream business in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Norway.
He succeeds Iain McKendrick, who is ceasing active employment for personal reasons. McKendrick has served as CEO since December 2008.