Dana Gas announces new group CEO
SHARJAH -- Dana Gas has announced the appointment of Dr. Patrick Allman-Ward as the new group CEO for the company, effective Sept. 1.
The company conducted an extensive executive search process after the retirement last year of its former CEO, Ahmed Al-Arbeed, who remains a board member.
Allman-Ward is an international energy executive with more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, in many senior positions in the Middle East and the Gulf Region, in particular. He also brings with him an in-depth knowledge of Dana Gas as the current general manager of Dana Gas Egypt, having joined the company in 2012, after a successful career with Shell International.
Through his responsibilities in managing all aspects of Dana Gas’ operations in Egypt, including exploration, production, business development and government relations, Allman-Ward successfully achieved new exploration discoveries, increased production and developed new business opportunities.
He will continue as general manager for Dana Gas Egypt until a suitable replacement has been found.