Taqa appoints new general counsel
Abu Dhabi, November 27, 2013
Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) has appointed Michael T McGuinty as its general counsel and company secretary.
McGuinty will take over the role in January and will be based in Abu Dhabi. He succeeds Steven Phillips, who retires at the end of 2013, said a statement.
He will report to Carl Sheldon, Taqa’s chief executive officer and will be a member of the executive management team, it said.
“We are delighted that Michael is joining Taqa. He has an excellent track record and his experience in the energy industry gained across the world will be an asset to the company. I wish to thank Steven for his invaluable contribution over the past seven years with Taqa,” said Sheldon.
McGuinty joins Taqa from Schlumberger, a leading oilfield services companies, where he held a series of senior legal positions in the Middle East, Europe and North America. - TradeArabia News Service