Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) has appointed Yves-Louis Darricarrère to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.
Darricarrère retired earlier this year from Total SA after a 37-year career in which he served most recently as executive vice president of Total SA, and president of Total Upstream, with responsibility for all group upstream activities in more than 40 countries on five continents. Darricarrère is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supèrieure des Mines and Institut d’Etudes Politiques, both in Paris, and he holds a master’s degree in economic science. He is currently a senior advisor with Lazard, a multinational financial advisory and asset management firm, as well as a senior lecturer in energy geopolitics at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Kosmos Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on frontier and emerging areas along the Atlantic Margin. Its assets include existing production and other major development projects offshore Ghana, as well as exploration licenses with significant hydrocarbon potential offshore Mauritania, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Suriname, Morocco and Western Sahara.