DALLAS– The board of directors of Kosmos Energy has appointed Andrew G. Inglis as chairman of the board and CEO, effective March 1, 2014.
Inglis joined Petrofac Ltd. in January 2011 having spent 30 years with BP, most recently as CEO of its exploration and production business. He was an executive director on the BP board between 2007 and 2010. Inglis holds a master’s degree in engineering from Pembroke College, Cambridge University. He is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Current CEO Brian F. Maxted, a founding partner of Kosmos, will serve in the role of chief exploration officer and continue to serve on the board. John Kemp III, the company’s current chairman of the board, will retire from the board of directors and from his consulting position with the company.