Stone Energy Corporation announced the addition of David Lawrence to its Board of Directors, effective October 9, 2013. Mr. Lawrence has extensive global experience across the upstream business. He served as Executive Vice President Exploration and Commercial for Shell Upstream Americas and Functional Head of Global Exploration for Shell worldwide from June 2009 until retiring from this position in April 2013.
His responsibilities included exploration, acquisitions, divestments, new business development, LNG, Gas to Liquids and wind energy in the Americas. Prior roles included Executive Vice President Global Exploration and Executive Vice President Investor Relations for Royal Dutch Shell based in The Hague and London, respectively, and Vice President Exploration and Development for Shell Exploration and Production Company in the United States.
Mr. Lawrence began his career with Shell in Houston in 1984 in the Global Geology research section working on the Gulf of Mexico and early exploration concepts of the Deepwater. In his subsequent 29 years with Shell, he conducted business in more than 40 countries around the globe.