Afren Board Agrees on New CEO

Africa-focused oil and gas firm Afren announced Tuesday that its board has agreed in principle to appoint Alan Linn as its new CEO, replacing current head Toby Hayward.

Linn is currently acting as a consultant to Afren. Previously he served as chief executive of Roc Oil.

Linn will be appointed Afren's CEO as soon as interim funding for the firm is completed. Afren said this is expected to occur imminently.


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