Circle Oil Plc has appointed Mitchell Robert Flegg (54) as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company with effect from 1 June 2015.
Mitch has over 33 years' industry experience, spanning a wide variety of exploration and production projects at all levels; most recently with Serica Energy Plc, which he joined in 2006 and was responsible for all drilling and development operations. He was promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer in March 2011 and joined the Board of Serica in September 2012.
Mitch started his career with Schlumberger Limited and then moved to Enterprise Oil Plc, where he was responsible for drilling operations for wells in a variety of countries. After the takeover by Royal Dutch Shell Plc he worked on the implementation of new technology in well engineering before moving into asset management.
Mitch holds a BSc (Hons) Physics, from Birmingham University.