Tullow Oil has tapped Rahul Dhir as its new chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of the Group effective July 1, 2020.
The firm said that Rahul brings extensive leadership experience in the oil and gas sector.
Rahul is currently the CEO of Delonex Energy, an Arica-focused oil and gas company that he founded in 2013.
Prior to establishing Delonex, Rahul served as the managing director and CEO of Cairn India from its IPO in 2006 until 2012.
Rahul started his career as a petroleum engineer before moving into investment banking where he led teams at Morgan Stanley and Merill Lynch.
The UK national was educated at the Indian Institute of Technology(BTech), the university of Texas (MSc) and the Wharton School (MBA).