Mr. Samir Seth was appointed as EVP of Corporate Finance & Planning in August 2019 and brings with him over 27 years of experience, 19 of which are in the oil & gas industry.
In his current role, Mr. Seth plays an essential role in the continued growth of TAQA, serving as a strategic member of its senior management team, and is responsible for management of the company’s present and future financial position, building a strong and capable financial team to support the company’s business and operations.
Prior to joining TAQA, Mr. Seth held several leadership positions with Schlumberger, where he had extensive geographical exposure, working as Global CFO for the Pressure Pumping product line, as well as Treasurer for the Western Hemisphere. In this role, he executed several structured financial deals, back stop credit facilities, capital market activities, capital allocation decisions and navigated both liquidity and the investment portfolio through the financial crisis.
Following his time with Schlumberger, he joined Baker Hughes in 2012 as VP of Finance for the Middle East and Asia Pacific Region, followed in 2016 by his appointment as VP of Corporate Development where he played a critical role in the M&A activities of the company and the strategic incubation of smaller business units. He began his career as a Chartered Accountant working for Ernst & Young and then American Express, helping to improve credit quality in their consumer loan portfolios.