Cynthia Lumor appointed first Deputy Managing Director of Tullow Ghana
Tullow Ghana, subsidiary of oil major, Tullow Oil PLC, has announced the appointment of Cynthia Lumor as its Deputy Managing Director (MD).
She is the first to be appointed Deputy MD of Tullow Ghana since the oil firm began operations in the country in 2006.
As Deputy MD, Mrs Lumor will be responsible for the integration of the non-technical functions in Ghana and will continue to support MD Wissam Al Monthiry in driving Tullow’s plans to invest over $4 billion in Ghana over the next 10 years.
Prior to her appointment as Deputy Managing Director, Mrs Lumor served on the leadership team of Tullow Ghana and was Director for Corporate Affairs with responsibility for External Affairs and Social Performance, and oversight of Human Resources, Information Systems and Facilities Management.
She joined Tullow Ghana in 2017 from Scancom Ltd (MTN Ghana) where she was Corporate Services Executive. Mrs Lumor has several years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, having previously worked for the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation as Principal Legal Officer.
Prior to MTN Ghana, she was the Information Specialist for AT&T, an American telecommunications conglomerate in the United States and over an 18-year period, rose to become Director in charge of the Research and Analysis Department.
She was involved in the drafting of the Petroleum Law which created the structure and legal framework for an independent regulator and the Oil and Gas industry. Mrs Lumor holds an LLB (Hons) from University of Ghana and a practicing certificate from the Ghana School of Law.
Commenting on her appointment, Chief Executive Officer of Tullow, Rahul Dhir said: “I am delighted that Cynthia has been appointed to this important role. Since Wissam assumed office last year, Cynthia has been instrumental in managing our key government and external relationships in Ghana and her promotion reflects her important role in delivering Tullow’s strategy in Ghana.”
Mrs Lumor commences her new role effective October 1, 2021.