Gunson appoints new managing director
Mr. Bloking has more than 39 years of experience in industry, mainly with Exxon and BHP Billiton, followed by the last 7 years in a range of executive and nonexecutive board roles, specialising in strategic assessments and company turnarounds. Since 2007, he has been Executive Chairman and President of KAL Energy Inc.
In 2012, Mr. Bloking was Managing Director of Eureka Energy Limited. Prior to 2008, he worked exclusively in the petroleum industry, including 24 years with Exxon in a variety of senior executive positions, and 9 years with BHP Billiton Petroleum. At the time of leaving BHP Billiton in 2007, he was President of Australia Asia Gas, with overall responsibility for BHP Billiton’s international LNG business and its domestic gas business in Australia.
Mr. Bloking has a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude), minor in economics, from the University of South Carolina, and is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Governor of the American Chamber of Commerce in Australia and an Adjunct Professor at Murdoch University. ■