Australia's Beach Energy Ltd. has appointed Robert Cole as its new managing director, effective June 1, 2015, or such earlier date as is available and mutually agreed.
Cole holds tertiary qualifications in science and law. His most recent role was as executive director and executive vice president, Corporate and Commercial, Woodside Petroleum Ltd. He joined the board of Woodside in February 2012 and was one of only two executive directors, including the managing director.
Cole has broad experience across strategy and planning, upstream commercial marketing and trading, human resources, corporate affairs, and joint venture management.