Nigeria-focused oil producer Afren appoints industry veteran Alan Linn as CEO

Alan Linn, CEO, Afren

Afren, the financially distressed oil and gas explorer, on Tuesday appointed industry veteran Alan Linn as its next chief executive amid talks to conclude a recapitalisation plan for the London-listed company.

Mr Linn, who following a 15-year career with ExxonMobil had spells at Cairn Energy and Tullow Oil, is a consultant to Afren.

Afren, the Nigeria-focused oil producer, said Mr Linn had agreed to take on the role of chief executive on completion of interim financing arrangements expected in the coming days.

Read more: Afren appoints industry veteran Alan Linn as chief executive – FT.com.

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