Neptune Energy Group announces two senior appointments

Source: press release, 29 August 2018

Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt, Vice President and Group Head of Exploration, and Amanda Chilcott, Group Human Resources Director (photos: Neptune Energy Group)
Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedt, Vice President and Group Head of Exploration, and Amanda Chilcott, Group Human Resources Director (photos: Neptune Energy Group)

Neptune Energy Group, an independent global E&P company, has announced two key senior appointments based in London.

Gro Gunleiksrud Haatvedtjoins Neptune as Vice President and Group Head of Exploration. Gunleiksrud Haatvedtjoins Neptune from Aker BP ASA where she has been Senior Vice President for Exploration for the last 4 years. Previously, she was Senior Vice President for the Norwegian Shelf at Equinor. During this period, Equinor made several significant discoveries, including Johan Sverdrup, one of the five largest fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. During her career within Equinor, Gro was also responsible for business development in the Middle East and was country manager for Libya. In 2016, Gro was the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Group Petroleum Medal from the British Geological Society.

Amanda Chilcottwill take up the position of Group Human Resources Director. Amanda joins Neptune from Aggreko Plc where she was Human Resources Director of the Power Solutions division. Amanda brings more than twenty years of international HR experience gained at BP and Ford, both organisations that are recognised for their HR management and talent development.

Jim House, Chief Executive Officer of Neptune Energy Group, says, “It is with great pleasure that I announce these appointments. Gro and Amanda have exceptional track records in their fields and each will play a major role in our plan to become a leading independent international E&P Company.”