Paul MooreFORMER Todd Energy chief executive Paul Moore is moving to the United States to manage the company’s increasing North American interests.

He is now executive vice-president of Todd Energy International and responsible for all energy activities outside of New Zealand for parent company Todd Corporation.

His New Zealand replacement is former senior executive for Maui gas field operator Shell Todd Oil Services, Joanna Breare.

She is now Todd’s vice-president of New Zealand upstream energy and is remaining in New Plymouth where she has been for several years.

Ms Breare has more than 20 years’ experience in the international energy industry, the majority of it with Shell’s exploration and production businesses in New Zealand.