Cairn India Ltd. has appointed Mike Yeager, former CEO of BHP Billiton, as chairman of the company’s Operations Review Board. He is currently the executive chairman and CEO of Maverick Drilling and Exploration.
Yeager has more than 38 years of experience with Exxon Mobil, BHP Billiton, and the US Marine Corps. He has served as the CEO of the Petroleum business at BHP Billiton, which he joined after a 25-year stint with Exxon Mobil. He graduated from the US Naval Academy and went on to complete a Master of Science degree from the University of Southern California.