Mumbai: Cairn India, the Indian subsidiary of Scottish firm Cairn Energy Plc, today said it has appointed Rick Bott as executive director and chief operating officer of the company, effective 15 June.
Rick Bott has over 20 years experience and has joined Cairn India from Devon Energy’s International division where he was vice president responsible for developing and implementing business growth and exploration strategy, Cairn India said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange.
“I am delighted that Rick is joining our senior leadership team as the company gears up for the first production from Rajasthan and looks to future growth opportunities both in India and beyond,” Cairn India managing director and CEO, Rahul Dhir said.
Previously, Rick served as president of Ocean Egypt Companies and president of Ocean Yemen Corporation. He has also served in a number of international management and technical positions with British Gas and Tanneco.
“This is a transformational period for Cairn India as it looks to substantially increase its production which will be fundamental to the future of the company and its shareholders. I am delighted that I will get the chance to play a key part in that growth,” Rick Bott said.