Oil Search’s chief financial officer Saridas resigns


OIL Search’s chief financial officer (CFO) designate Ayten Saridas has resigned from her position, according to the company.
The company announced to the market yesterday that chief financial officer Stephen Gardner would continue in the role until next May 31 until a new appointment was made and an orderly transition to a new CFO through global executive search consultants.
Saridas will officially leave Oil Search today by way of a mutual agreement.
Oil Search managing director Keiran Wulff wished Saridas all the best in the next chapter of her career and thanked her for the contributions she made to both corporate strategy and financial stewardship during her time with the company.
Saridas was appointed CFO designate earlier this year, bringing 30 years of international corporate finance experience.
She was previously CFO of Coronado Gobal Resources and was previously CFO at AWE Limited and group executive and treasurer at Santos.
Her experience spans a broad range of ASX listed companies in mining, upstream oil and gas, infrastructure, banking and retail with particular expertise in strategic capital management and financing of complex development projects.
Saridas holds a masters in applied finance from Macquarie University, a bachelor of commerce from Australian National University and is a fellow certified practicing accountant.