Hess Names Senior Vice President of Global Production

Hess Corporation announced today that Michael R. Turner has been named Senior Vice President, Global Production, with responsibility for Europe and Asia.

Turner, 49, joins Hess from Shell. In his 28 year career with Shell, Turner held leadership positions in a range of U.S. and international production operations, including most recently its U.K. North Sea assets. Throughout his career, he delivered significant improvements in safety, reliability, well and reservoir management, and technical integrity. He is also a recognized expert in applying lean manufacturing techniques to deliver improved performance to oilfield development and operations.

"We are delighted Mike has joined us," said Greg Hill, President, Worldwide Exploration and Production. "His experience, coupled with his commitment and track record in delivering performance excellence, will enable further improvements across the production value chain."

Turner will succeed George Sandison, who becomes Senior Vice President – Global E&P Services, with responsibility for Global Drilling, Supply Chain, and Environment, Health & Safety and Social Responsibility.