ERHC Energy Welcomes New CEO

ERHC Energy announced the appointment of Peter Ntephe as chief executive officer. Mr. Ntephe has served as chief operating officer and acting chief executive officer since 2008. 

As CEO, Mr. Ntephe will continue to be responsible for ensuring that the strategic objectives of ERHC Energy and its subsidiaries are met. He is overseeing the Company’s plans to seek a listing on the AIM of the London Stock Exchange and is focused on accelerating ERHC's growth strategy. Mr. Ntephe also oversees the Company’s general administration and governance. 

ERHC also announced election of three new directors by the shareholders at the Company's Annual Shareholders Meeting on April 27, 2010. Shareholders elected Leslie Blair, Friday Oviawe and Peter Ntephe. They join ERHC's re-elected directors, Ambassador (rtd.) Howard Jeter and Dr. Andrew Uzoigwe. The directors' terms of office will run until the Company’s next Annual Shareholders Meeting. 

Mr. Oviawe, one of the newly elected directors, is a Certified Public Accountant and has been appointed the Chairman of ERHC's Audit Committee.