Aiteo has announced the appointment of Bruce Burrows as Global Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Bruce brings a wealth of experience from different parts of the world in the oil & gas, power, mining, manufacturing, consumer products, finance and public service sectors. Most recently, he held CFO roles at Lekoil and Seven Energy respectively. Both are oil and gas exploration and production companies with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa. Prior to those roles, Bruce was for 14 years the Finance Director of JKX Oil & Gas Plc, a London-listed exploration and production company with interests in Ukraine and Central/Eastern Europe.
Whilst with Ernst & Young in both Wellington (New Zealand) and London, Bruce focused on strategic advice and external audit across the energy, primary industries, manufacturing, consumer products and public service sectors.
Bruce has also served on the Board of three further publicly listed natural resources companies including European Goldfields Limited, a resource company involved in the exploration, mining and development of mineral properties in Greece, Romania, and South – East Europe (the Company was listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange, before being acquired in 2012 by Eldorado Gold for approx. $2.4bn).
His appointment takes effect from 18 November 2017. He will report to the Executive Vice-Chairman, Global Group Aiteo.
Aiteo is one of Africa’s fastest-growing energy leaders. Founded by Benedict Peters, the company is an integrated energy group with a clear vision for the future and the experience and assets necessary to provide oil and gas on a regional and global scale. We discover, produce, store and deliver energy resources to marketplaces worldwide.
Aiteo is working on opportunities to responsibly develop energy resources in some of the world’s most significant basins, including the huge potential of the Niger Delta basin in West Africa’s offshore fields, and of the Benue Trough.