Tethys Appoints Vice President Finance

Tethys Petroleum has announced the appointment of Denise Lay as Vice President Finance.

Denise is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accounts (FCCA) and has more than 15 years post qualification experience. Denise worked for KPMG for six years including an 18-month secondment to Moscow. Between 2000 and 2006 Denise held the position with the Gallaher Group as Finance Director responsible for Finance, IT and Legal for Kazakhstan, Russia, Africa and the Middle East and between 2007 and 2009 as Finance Director of NRG International Limited a subsidiary of Ricoh. Other positions included a spell as an internal auditor with Chevron, an accounting tutor with ATC International dealing with students from the Ukraine and Eastern Europe and as a consultant with DSL Consultancy Services. Denise is fluent in Russian and has experience of a number of IT systems including Sun Systems and 1c, both of which are used by Tethys.

Bernard Murphy, Finance Director and CFO of Tethys commented, "Denise is a most welcome addition to our team. As Vice President Finance Denise will be a key figure in managing and developing the finance function within our expanding company. Her extensive accounting experience, language skills and IT knowledge will be a welcome addition to the Company's existing accounting resource."