Talisman Names Thomson Executive VP and CFO

Talisman Energy Inc. has named L. Scott Thomson as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer effective July 2, 2008.


"Scott will be a strong and visible addition to the leadership team at Talisman," said Talisman President and CEO John A. Manzoni. "Phil Dolan will continue in his existing duties as Senior Vice President, Finance, responsible for the finance, tax and treasury functions reporting to Scott," he continued. 

"We are also integrating the investor relations, marketing and the transactional element of our mergers and acquisitions business into Scott's areas of responsibility. This will provide unified strategic and tactical leadership for these important business functions within the Company," he said.


 Thomson was previously Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and Planning for both BCE and Bell Canada. In this role he reported to the CEO, overseeing the corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and financial planning functions. Prior to joining BCE in 2003, Scott was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co. focused on M&A in New York and Toronto.