Cairn strengthens its board

Cairn has appointed Nicoletta Giadrossi as an independent non-executive director with effect from today Giadrossi will also become a member of the company's remuneration committee.

Chairman Ian Tyler said: "I am delighted to welcome Nicoletta Giadrossi to the Cairn Energy Board. Nicoletta brings a wealth of international senior management and oil and gas industry experience. Her appointment will bring additional breadth to our Board and provide a different perspective on our business."

At 9:32am: (LON:CNE) Cairn Energy PLC share price was -2.55p at 238.45p