Perth-based Oilex Ltd. has appointed Jonathan “Joe” Salomon, currently an independent non-executive director, as the new managing director of the company with immediate effect, following the resignation of Ron Miller today as a director of the company.
Salomon has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas exploration and production business in both conventional and unconventional projects, and brings specific Indian business and oil and gas expertise. He joined the board as an independent non-executive director in November 2015.
Salomon brings experience and knowledge in company management, consulting and advising, exploration and production project management, business development, new venture identification, acquisition, and strategy and risk management in both small and large companies. He was most recently general manager for Murphy Oil first in Australia and then in Vietnam. Previous roles include head of geoscience for RISC Advisory, CEO and MD for Norwest Energy, and executive director roles for a number of ASX-listed companies. Salomon spent his formative years working for Ampolex Ltd. and Mobil (following Mobil’s takeover) and LASMO.