Block Energy Plc | Index: AIM | Epic: BLOE.L | Sector: Oil and Gas
17 September 2019
Block Energy Plc ('the Company' or 'Block'), the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, is pleased to announce that Mr William McAvock, FCCA, has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer and a Director of the Company's Board, having previously acted as Finance Manager since 13 May 2019.
Before joining Block Mr McAvock gained more than 12 years' professional experience in strategic and operational finance roles within four listed natural resource groups, most recently as Interim Financial Controller and Financial Projects Manager at Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd, the Main Market-listed oil and gas operator of the Shaikan field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, which has a capacity of 40,000 barrels of oil per day.
He had previously worked at Australian-listed International Petroleum Ltd, AIM-listed African Minerals Ltd and TSX- and AIM-listed Adastra Minerals Inc, where he took leading roles in establishing and managing financial systems in Russia, Kazakhstan, Niger, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mr McAvock is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and holds a BA (Hons) in Accounting from London Guildhall University.
Block Chairman, Philip Dimmock, said: 'We are delighted William is joining the Board to lead our finance team at this critical and exciting time for the Company. He brings considerable experience to support Block through the next phases of its development.'
Full name: William McAvock
Age: 49 years old
William McAvock currently holds the following directorships/partnerships: Hencham Limited
Directorships and partnerships held within the last five years: None
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