Beach Energy Ltd., Adelaide, has appointed Morné Engelbrecht as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
Engelbrecht, who has over 20 years of oil, gas, and resource sector experience, joined Beach in 2016 as chief financial officer. He assumed the role of acting chief executive officer in November 2021 following the departure of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Kay to pursue other opportunities.
At that time, the company appointed Anne-Marie Barbaro as acting chief financial officer.
Beach Energy has oil and gas production in five basins across Australia and New Zealand and is a supplier of gas into the Australian East Coast gas market.