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New CFO Appointment at Puma Energy

28 Mar 2019

Singapore, 28 March 2019 - Puma Energy, the leading global energy business, today announces that Denis Chazarain has made the decision to move on after over 10 years as CFO of Puma Energy.

Denis will be succeeded by Andrew Kemp, currently Group Director of Finance at VEON Ltd, part of VEON which is an international communications and technology company with a strong presence in emerging markets. Andrew Kemp will join Puma Energy on 10th June and Denis Chazarain will leave on 30th June to allow a smooth transition. 

Emma FitzGerald, CEO of Puma Energy said:

 “Denis Chazarain has made a major contribution to supporting the development of Puma Energy during an important period where it has created a strong platform as a global energy company. I would like to wish him well for the next phase in his career and thank him for all he has done for Puma Energy. 

“I am delighted that Andrew Kemp will be joining us as our new CFO. Andrew has deep experience of emerging markets and will bring valuable insights to Puma Energy as we move to the next chapter for the company.” 

Notes to Editors 

Andrew Kemp is currently the Group Director of Finance at VEON Ltd and has held a number of senior finance roles in telecommunications over 20 years, in addition to experience in the logistics, travel and property sectors. 

Most recently he was Regional CFO for VEON’s operating companies in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Algeria. Prior to that Andrew was CFO of Jazz in Pakistan for three years where he played an instrumental role in the merger with Warid Telecom and the broader turnaround of Jazz’s operations. 

Before joining the VEON Group, Andrew held a number of senior positions, including CFO of Etisalat Nigeria, Managing Director of Morgan Franklin and Group Controller at BT plc.

 

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 About Puma Energy 

Puma Energy is a leading global energy business which supplies, stores and distributes petroleum products in 48 countries across six continents. Founded in 1997, Puma Energy has its headquarters in Singapore and Geneva and regional hubs in South Africa, Puerto Rico, Australia and Estonia, and employs over 8,000 people globally.

 Puma Energy has a network of 100 storage terminals, more than 3,000 retail sites, and a presence at over 80 airports. Our mission is to energise communities to help drive growth and prosperity by sustainably serving our customers’ needs in high potential countries around the world. 

For further information visit: www.pumaenergy.com

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