Santos Limited (ASX:STO) (OTCMKTS:SSLTY) today announced that Vanessa Guthrie has been appointed to the Santos Board as an independent non-executive director with such appointment to take effect on 1 July 2017.

The appointment of Dr Guthrie is part of the Board's ongoing renewal process, following the retirement of Scott Sheffield at the conclusion of the recent Annual General Meeting.

Dr Guthrie brings with her a deep understanding of geology, the environment and management of natural resources. She has substantial experience in the mining industry across a variety of roles including operations, environment, community, indigenous affairs, corporate development and sustainability.

Dr Guthrie has qualifications in geology, environment, law and business management including a PhD in Geology. She was previously Managing Director and CEO of Toro Energy Limited and VP Sustainable Development at Woodside Energy, and is currently Chair of the Minerals Council of Australia and a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Santos Chairman, Mr Peter Coates said he was delighted with the appointment and looked forward to working with Dr Guthrie on the Santos Board.


About Santos Limited

Santos (ASX:STO) is one of the leading independent oil and gas producers in the Asia-Pacific region, supplying the energy needs of homes, businesses and major industries across Australia and Asia.

With its origins in the Cooper Basin, Santos has one of the largest exploration and production acreages in Australia and extensive infrastructure and is committed to supplying the domestic markets, unlocking resources and driving value and performance.

Underpinned by a portfolio of high-quality liquefied natural gas (LNG), pipeline gas and oil assets, Santos seeks to deliver long-term value to shareholders.

Santos' foundations are based on safe, sustainable operations and working together with our shareholders, host communities, governments and business partners.

     





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