Wentworth Resources Appoints New CEO

East Africa-focused natural gas company Wentworth  Resources has announced the appointment of Katherine Roe as Chief Executive Officer on a permanent basis, having acted as Interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer since November 2019 following the exit of former CEO Eskil Jersing.

According to Wentworth Katherine will retain oversight of the finance function supported by a strong team in both the UK and Tanzania, with continued full support from the Board.

“I am delighted Katherine is stepping up into the CEO role on a permanent basis. Her appointment ensures continuity as she and the Board seek to address the opportunities ahead for Wentworth. Katherine has all the skillsets and experience required to drive the business forward as we look to deliver the right growth opportunities for the Company and our shareholders. We look forward to a positive 2020,” said Wentworth Chairman Bob McBean.

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