Anton Oilfield Appoints Non-Executive Director Corporate Governance Further
HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2013
HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anton Oilfield Services Group ("Anton
Oilfield" or the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3337), the leading independent
oilfield services provider in China, is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr. Jean Francois Poupeau as a non-executive director of the Group, effective
as of January 21, 2013.
With over 27 years of in-depth experience in oilfield services, Mr. Poupeau
currently holds the position of Executive Vice President at Schlumberger
Limited ("Schlumberger"), where he has taken various management positions.
Schlumberger is a minority shareholder of the Group and holds approximately
19.8% of the issued share capital of the Group as of the date of this release.
The Group is committed to the highest standards of corporate governance aimed
at enhancing shareholders' value. The board has appointed Mr. Poupeau as
chairman of the newly established QHSE Committee of the board tasked with
providing guidance and advise on the quality, health, safety and environment
("QHSE") strategies of the Group to ensure that the quality of the Group's
services meets the international standards. As a non-executive director, Mr.
Poupeau will not be involved in the daily operations of the Group. The board
believes that Mr. Poupeau's rich industry and management experience will help
bring the world's leading standards in corporate governance and QHSE to the
Mr. Poupeau said, "I am glad to join the board of directors of Anton Oilfield
as a non-executive director of this oilfield services provider with vast
growth potential in China. I look forward to working with the board and assist
Anton Oilfield's management in business operations in support of Anton
Oilfield's existing independent development strategy."
Anton Oilfield Chairman, Mr. LUO Lin, said, "On behalf of the board of
directors of Anton Oilfield, I would like to extend a warm welcome to Mr.
Poupeau as he joins the board and serves as chairman of the QHSE Committee.
The addition of Mr. Poupeau will not only further enhance our corporate
governance and QHSE management standards, but also strengthen our global
branding and international market appeal. Meanwhile, we will maintain our
operational independence and stay committed to becoming a global oilfield
services provider with a solid foothold in China following our pre-defined
About Anton Oilfield Services Group
Anton Oilfield Services Group (HKEx stock code: 3337) is a leading independent
oilfield services provider offering one-stop oil and gas field technical
development services to oil companies. Its services and solutions span across
the drilling technology, well completion, down-hole operation, and oil
production phases in the development cycle. Its fast growth benefits from the
accelerated development of natural gas in China and the Group's increased
presence in the overseas markets. At the same time, Anton Oilfield is
committed to continuously strengthening its R&D capabilities and making
additions to its talent reserves. The Group's strategic objective is to become
a global oilfield services provider with a solid foothold in China.
Anton Oilfield is headquartered in Beijing with sales offices and operations
bases across China's major onshore oil and natural gas basins. The Group also
has an international headquarters in Dubai with an extensive network across
the Middle East, Central Asia, Africa, and Americas.
SOURCE Anton Oilfield Services Group
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