Salamander Welcomes Non-Exec Director

Salamander Energy plc announced the appointment of Dr. Carol Bell as a non-executive director of the Company with immediate effect.

Carol enjoyed a successful career in the City, as a Managing Director of Chase Manhattan Bank's Global Oil & Gas Group, Head of European Equity Research at JP Morgan and several years as an equity research analyst in the oil and gas sector at Credit Suisse First Boston and UBS Phillips & Drew.

Carol began her career in corporate planning and business development in the exploration and production sector at Charterhouse Petroleum and RTZ Oil & Gas.

Carol is currently a non-executive director of Det norske oljeselskap ASA, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA and Hardy Oil and Gas plc. She is also a trustee of the Renewable Energy Foundation and a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of Gemini Oil & Gas.