Wintershall Dea has appointed Dawn Summers as the new COO, responsible for the business units in several countries including Egypt, according to a press release.

The decision will take effect as of June 1.

Summers has over 25 years in the oil and gas industry. She held many leadership roles over the years, she has extensive experience as a COO in Australian companies Beach Energy and Origin Energy. “I am excited to be joining Wintershall Dea as COO. The world is changing, the journey to a more sustainable future has begun. Together we have a great opportunity to build a solid business that will help shape the future,” Summers commented.

The company’s CEO Mario Mehren said, “We are very pleased that Dawn will join Wintershall Dea. She will strengthen the management team and the company with her extensive international and operational experience on our way to further profitable growth.”