KUALA LUMPUR: Sapura Energy Bhd has appointed Datuk Iain Lo and Bernard di Tullio to its board of directors, effective May 1.
Iain will join as an independent and non-executive director, while di Tullio joins as a non-independent non-executive director, Sapura Energy said in a statement.
Sapura Energy has also appointed Datuk Mohd Anuar Taib as executive director, by virtue of his role as group chief executive officer, effective May 1.
Iain, who has recently retired as Shell Malaysia’s chairman, has more than 30 years of extensive experience in Shell’s exploration and production, gas and downstream businesses both in Malaysia and abroad.
He joined Sarawak Shell Bhd as a field engineer in 1990 before moving on to various engineering, economics and corporate roles based in Malaysia, The Hague and Singapore. His areas of responsibility have included LNG and Chemical joint ventures in Malaysia, Middle East, China and Russia.
Iain holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Civil Engineering, from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
di Tullio was president and chief operating officer of Technip Group Worldwide, from 2005 to 2011.
His career in Technip spanned 39 years, including nearly 25 years in Malaysia where he built the business into a major organisation in Kuala Lumpur, bringing investments through Technip Geoproduction Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Asiaflex Products Sdn Bhd and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Berhad (MHB).
di Tullio graduated with a Master’s Degree from the Ecole Spècial de Mècanique d’Èletricitè Paris as a Graduate Engineer in Mechanical/Electrical in 1974 and DESS (post-graduate degree) in Management from the Institut d’ Administration des Enterprise Paris in 1978.
Meanwhile, Anuar joined Sapura Energy as an independent director in August 2020 before he was named chief operating officer and CEO Designate in October 2020.
He took over the helm of the group on March 23, following the retirement of Sapura Energy founder Tan Sri Shahril Shamsuddin.