The president of BHP Trinidad and Tobago Vincent Pereira has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Republic Bank.
The bank in making the announcement said the appointment took effect from January 1, 2019.
According to a release from the bank, Pereira has worked in the energy sector for more than 35 years.
He has been head of BHP Trinidad and Tobago since 2005 and was responsible for the firm’s safe and reliable operations and for the growth of a legacy business in Trinidad and Tobago.
He was successful in the “execution of two additional major offshore upstream development projects along with the firm’s seamless transition from an oil focused entity to a substantial gas producer and supplier,” the release stated.
Before joining BHP T&T, Pereira was a senior executive at BPTT, where he led different aspects of the firm’s business in Trinidad and Tobago, the release stated.