RNS Number : 6383C
Sound Energy PLC
29 June 2016

29 June 2016


Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")


Directorate Change


Sound Energy, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream gas company, announces that its Non-Executive Chairman, Simon Davies, has decided to step down as a director of the Company following the Annual General Meeting being held today.  Mr Davies is stepping down to pursue his other interests.


The Company has asked James Parsons to act as interim Non-Executive Chairman whilst the Company concludes a search for a replacement Non-Executive Chairman.


James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer, commented:


"The Board is extremely grateful to Simon for his significant contributions to the Company's development both as a director and material investor.  I would also personally like to express my gratitude for his mentoring and support over the last two years.  We wish Simon all the best in his future endeavours."


Simon Davies, departing Non-Executive Chairman of Sound Energy, commented:


"It has been a pleasure to have been the Company's Chairman through what continues to be an exciting period for Sound Energy. I remain a significant Sound Energy shareholder and look forward to success at the Company's three strategic plays."



For further information please contact:


Vigo Communications - PR Adviser

Patrick d'Ancona

Chris McMahon

Alexandra Roper


Tel: 44 (0)20 7830 9700

Sound Energy

James Parsons, Chief Executive Officer 




Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones

Ben Jeynes 


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe - Broker

Sarah Wharry

David Porter


Tel: 44 (0)20 7894 8896




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