Dana Petroleum appoints new CEO

Aberdeen-headquartered E&P company Dana Petroleum has appointed Jongwoo Kim as its new chief executive officer.

Kim joins from Dana’s owner Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), and replaces Yongwoo Kang who is returning to Korea to take up the role of senior executive VP for E&P at KNOC.

Kim joined KNOC in 1992 and has worked in various parts of the business including New Ventures.

Dana Petrolem, which was founded in 1994 and acquired by KNOC in 2010, has operations and interests in the UK, the Netherlands and Egypt.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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