Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro Moros, appointed new authorities in the state company Petróleos de Venezuela SA and in the Corporación Venezolana de Petróleo, SA (CVP), according to Official Gazette No. 6,512, dated February 28, 2020, appointing new authorities in the vice presidencies of exploration and production; refining; commerce and supplies; finance and human resources management of the state oil company.
The head of state made the new appointments through Decree No. 4,138, which designates Erwin Enrique Hernández Hernández, as the new Vice President of Exploration and Production; Gabriel Rafael Oliveros, Vice President of Refining; Antonio Pérez Suárez, Vice President of Commerce and Supply.
The same decree designates Oswaldo Javier Pérez Cuevas, as Vice President of Finance; and Víctor Ramón Zamora Cárdenas, Human Resources Manager.
It was also appointed Germán José Márquez Gil, as President, as Head of the Corporación Venezolana de Petróleo, SA, according to Decree No. 4.139, published in the extraordinary Official Gazette No. 6.512.
Both presidential decrees confer to the new authorities the powers inherent in the aforementioned posittions, in accordance with the social statutes of PDVSA, as well as any other regulations contemplated in the current legal system.
Vice President of the Economic Area and President of the Presidential Commission “Alí Rodríguez Araque”, Tareck El Aissami, will be in charge of swearing in the newly designated authorities that will make up the Board of Directors of PDVSA and Corporación Venezolana de Petróleo, SA.
Translated by JRE/EF