Changes to Director Responsibilities

27 April 2016

Genel Energy plc

Changes to Director Responsibilities

In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11, Genel Energy plc ('the Company') announces that following the retirement of Jim Leng at today's AGM, Chakib Sbiti has been appointed Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.  Chakib was previously Chairman of the HSSE Committee, which will now be chaired by Simon Lockett.

Following these changes, the composition of the Committees of the Board have been re-structured and full details can be found on the Company's website at


For further information please contact:

Genel Energy Sarah Robertson, Company Secretary Phil Corbett, Head of Investor Relations Andrew Benbow, Head of Public Relations +44 20 7659 5100

Notes to editors:

Genel Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GENL). The Company, with headquarters in London and offices in Ankara and Erbil, is one of the largest London-listed independent oil producers, and is the largest holder of reserves and resources in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Through its Miran and Bina Bawi gas fields, the Company is set to be a cornerstone provider of gas to Turkey under the KRI-Turkey Gas Sales Agreement. Genel also continues to pursue further growth opportunities within the Middle East and Africa.  For further information, please refer to


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