Golar LNG Picks New Chief Executive

The Board of Golar LNG has tapped Gary Smith as the new CEO of Golar Management.

Smith has an extensive background in the petroleum industry. Most recently, he worked for STASCO (Shell Trading & Shipping Co.) in London in the position of General Manager Commercial Shipping. In this position he worked closely with all existing Shell LNG projects and LNG trading activities and supported the development of several new LNG projects. Golar plans to expand further into the LNG logistical chain.

Smith also served as President and Director of SIGGTO (Society of International Gas Tanker & Terminal Operators) from 2002 to 2005.