Tethys Petroleum announces executive appointments
DUBAI, UAE -- Tethys Petroleum has announced the appointment of Stephen Elliott to the position of V.P. Project Development.
Elliott has been with the company since April 2009. In his new corporate role, Elliott will have overall responsibility for Tethys' operated projects at the project stage in all countries of focus. In the last few years, Elliott has lived and worked in the key operations areas in key senior management positions, and his practical working knowledge of the current operations will be invaluable to him in his new role.
He is currently General Manager of the Uzbek development projects and is General Director Designate of the company' s Georgian operating company and will continue in these roles in the short term. Recently he has also served as General Director in the Kazakh operating companies and his successor there, Mikheil Ninua, will now report to Elliott in his new capacity.
In addition, Mark Sarssam has been appointed to the new position of Senior V.P. where he will also be responsible for global new ventures and associated related business development. Sarssam is currently V.P. Reservoir Development, and he has worked for the company since 2011.