Refining NZ hires Santos exec to take over as CEO

By Rebecca Howard | Mon, 13 Jan 2020


Refining NZ has hired Santos executive Naomi James to take over the reins of the country's only refinery after it was forced into a finding a replacement four months ago. The company said James is expected to start in April, but an official date hasn't been confirmed. She replaces Mike Fuge who handed in his notice after just 13 months in the job to take the top position at Contact Energy. Fuge officially departs in March. James is currently an executive vice president of Santos, joining the Australian oil and gas producer in 2016, wh...