• 07 Feb 2011
  • Global

TAQA appoints Ken Boyle as Group Vice President of Human Resources

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (“TAQA”), a publicly listed company on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: TAQA), today announced that it has appointed Ken Boyle as Group Vice President (GVP) of Human Resources.Ken will be assuming the GVP role for TAQA’s worldwide Human Resources activities including strategy development, recruitment, talent management, compensation & benefits, and the integration and alignment of Human Resource processes. He will be based in TAQA’s corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE, reporting to Carl Sheldon, General Manager.Previously, Ken worked for BP as Vice President of Human Resources for the Middle East and Pakistan and Vice President of Human Resources for the North Sea and Norway. Ken’s appointment at BP followed 13 years at Rolls Royce in various Human Resource roles. Ken is a Companion of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.H.E. Abdulla Saif Al Nuaimi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of TAQA, said: “The appointment of Ken is a significant one and we are very pleased to appoint someone of his experience to TAQA. Ken is an ideal fit for TAQA having spent the majority of his career in senior HR positions and has a strong grasp of the international energy industry thanks to his time at BP. We all look forward to welcoming him to our corporate headquarters in Abu Dhabi.”Ken Boyle said of his new role at TAQA: “I am delighted to be joining TAQA at such an exciting time in the Company’s development. My experience in the energy sector attracted me to TAQA and I am looking forward to contributing to the future of this dynamic company.”- ENDS -For further information:Contact Information for Media:
Allan Virtanen
TAQA Media Relations, Abu Dhabi
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firstname.surname@capitalmsl.comAbout TAQATAQA is a global energy company majority owned by the Abu Dhabi Government and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
Its activities include oil and gas, power generation and water desalination across five continents. With operations in the UK, the Netherlands and North America, our oil and gas business includes exploration and production, storage and pipelines. It produces almost 137,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the North Sea and North America, as well as operating and developing extensive gas storage facilities in the Netherlands.
TAQA is the 6th largest independent power producer in the world. Its power plants are located in the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, India, and the United States. TAQA is the majority owner in the facilities that provide 98% of the water and electricity requirements in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Established in 2005, TAQA’s entrepreneurial culture has laid the foundations for long-term sustainable growth building on its commitment to people, safety and the environment.

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