New Executive Vice President Australia Appointment
September 1, 2018
Executive Vice President - Australia
Tri-Star is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Hackwood to the newly created role of Executive Vice President – Australia.
Tri-Star President and Managing Director Dr James H Butler Jr said the role would be a valued addition to the existing leadership team and was created to provide operational oversight of the company’s Australian operations.
“Andrew will be responsible for managing Tri-Star’s Australian day to day operations and positioning the company’s business strategy to achieve diversity and growth in the market,” Dr Butler said.
“His oil and gas expertise, domestic onshore operations exposure and background in investment banking and law will contribute significantly to Tri-Star’s strategic objectives in Australia.
Andrew’s focus will be on successfully leveraging the delivery of value creation from Tri-Star’s gas and minerals exploration program as the company continues to expand its asset portfolio.
“Andrew’s role is to ensure focus on safety, environment, engagement and process remains paramount, while development and growth plans are executed with appropriate expertise,” Dr Butler said.
“We welcome Andrew to the Tri-Star’s leadership team,” he said.
Prior to joining Tri-Star, Andrew was an executive at Santos for over eight years, where he held leadership roles with responsibility for commercial, joint venture management, business development, commercial operations, economics and strategy and third party gas.
Earlier in his career, Andrew was an investment banker with Macquarie Bank and a lawyer with top-tier law firm Allens.