Ex-BP, Amec Foster CEOs Recommended to Join Equinor Board



Ex-BP, Amec Foster CEOs Recommended to Join Equinor Board
Equinor's nomination committee has recommended that the company's corporate assembly elects Anne Drinkwater and Jonathan Lewis as new members to Equinor's board of directors.

Equinor’s nomination committee has recommended that the company's corporate assembly elects Anne Drinkwater and Jonathan Lewis as new members to Equinor’s board of directors.

The committee also recommended the re-election of Jon Erik Reinhardsen as chair and Roy Franklin as deputy chair of the board, in addition to Jeroen van der Veer, Wenche Agerup, Bjørn Tore Godal and Rebekka Glasser Herlofsen as shareholder-elected members of the board of directors.

Anne Drinkwater was employed with BP plc from 1978 to 2012, holding a number of different leadership positions in the company. From 2009 to 2012 Drinkwater was chief executive officer of BP Canada. In recent years Drinkwater has served on the board of Tullow Oil plc in England and Aker Solutions ASA in Norway. She has now stepped out of these boards.

Jonathan Lewis joined Capita as CEO in December 2017 having previously spent 30 years working for large multi-national companies in technology-enabled industries. Lewis came to Capita from Amec Foster Wheeler plc, where he was CEO from 2016-2017. Prior to this, he held a number of senior leadership positions at Halliburton, where he was employed from 1996 to 2016.

The election to Equinor's board of directors takes place in the company's corporate assembly meeting on June 5.



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