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Husky Energy appoints new president and CEO

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Calgary, AB, Canada - May 21, 2010, Calgary, AB, Canada - Husky Energy, an energy company, announces the appointment of Asim Ghosh as president and chief executive officer of the company, effective June 1.

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Mr. Ghosh was appointed to the Husky Board of Directors in May, 2009.

Mr. Ghosh started his career in marketing with Procter and Gamble in North America and subsequently with Rothmans International and as a board member of one of Canada’s major breweries.

He moved to Asia in 1989 as CEO of the Frito Lay (Pepsi Foods) start up in India.

He served as the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone India, a subsidiary of Vodafone Group plc.

He has been Managing Director of Hutchison Max Telecom Private Limited, an operating company of Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd. since 1998.

He serves as Managing Director of Vodafone Essar Ltd., (formerly Hutchison Essar Ltd.) and served as its Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Ghosh joined Hutchison Whampoa group in March 1991. He served for AS Watson since 1991. He served as Past Chairman of Cellular Operators Association of India and serves as its Member.

Mr. Ghosh serves as an Executive Director of Vodafone Essar Ltd. He also serves as a Director of Hutchison Max Telecom Private Limited.

He has been a Director at Husky Energy Inc. since May 1, 2009. He has been a Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. since July 2008 and served as its Additional Director since May 9, 2008.


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