Tullow Oil appoints Martin Greenslade to board

Move comes ahead of Steve Lucas stepping down from role in 2020

Tullow Oil’s offices in Leopardstown

Tullow Oil’s offices in Leopardstown

 

Tullow Oil has appointed Martin Greenslade as a non-executive director to its board ahead of Steve Lucas stepping down in 2020.

Mr Greenslade is the current chief financial officer of Land Securities Group, a role he has held since 2005. He also sits on the board, and is a trustee of International Justice Mission UK. Prior to joining Land Securities, he was group finance director of Alvis.

The appointment takes effect from November 1st. Mr Greenslade has also been appointed as a member of the audit committee, and will take over as chairman at the conclusion of the 2020 agm, when Mr Lucas leaves the position. Mr Greenslade will stand for election to the board at that agm.

“I am delighted to welcome Martin to the board of Tullow, where he will bring important insight and diversity of thought from both his current position as chief financial officer of Land Securities and his extensive experience from other sectors,” said Dorothy Thompson, chairwoman of Tullow Oil. “His timely appointment will allow for a suitable handover of audit committee responsibilities ahead of Steve Lucas stepping down in April next year.”