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Eland Oil & Gas names chief executive officer

September 15, 2014
Eland Oil & Gas PLC has appointed George Maxwell as chief executive officer, elevating him from his previous position as chief financial officer.
Maxwell succeeds company founder Les Blair, who also will step down from the board to assume the new role of strategic advisor to the company.
The position, which reports to the CEO, involves promoting the company within Nigeria, undertaking certain partner and government related tasks on behalf of the company, and supporting the CEO in specific strategic objectives, Eland says.
Maxwell, a founding director of Eland, previously served as general manager for Addax in Nigeria, where he oversaw finance, fiscal, and commercial activities.
Additionally, Harry Wilson has assumed the position of executive chairman.

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