RNS Number : 7106I
Sound Energy PLC
21 June 2017

21 June  2017


Sound Energy plc

("Sound Energy" or the "Company")


Directorate Change


Sound Energy, the African and European focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce, further to the Company's announcement of 23 May 2017, the appointment of Brian Mitchener to the Sound Energy board of directors as Exploration Director with immediate effect.


Brian Mitchener joined Sound Energy as Executive Vice President Exploration in 2016 and has over 35 years of exploration experience. Prior to joining Sound Energy, Brian spent 10 years at BG Group plc where he was General Manager Exploration, 5 years as Vice President Global Exploration at Statoil and 22 years with BP.


Brian is a chartered petroleum geologist, was previously President of the Petroleum Group of the Geological Society of London between 2001 and 2004 and holds an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College.


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

RBC - Broker

Matthew Coakes

Martin Copeland

Laura White

Tel: 44 (0)20 7653 4000


In addition to his appointment to the Sound Energy board of directors, Brian Christopher Mitchener, aged 59, holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:



Previous (last five years)


Cranford Rise Management Limited


BG Bolivia Corporation


BG (Uruguay) S.A.

BG Aruba Limited




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