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AMPOL has appointed Michele Bardy as executive general manager of infrastructure.

She joins the executive management team and reports to managing director and CEO Matt Halliday.

Ms Bardy has a background in chemical engineering and brings to Ampol a wealth of experience from roles across the oil and gas industry.

She was most recently vice president of Energy Solutions for eastern Australia at Santos.

Michele Bardy

Her responsibilities in this position included strategy, asset development, and operations for hydrocarbon processing services, clean fuels and carbon capture and storage.

Prior to joining Santos, she worked in ExxonMobil’s downstream refining and supply division in Australia and the United States.

Ms Bardy has also held leadership roles in the ExxonMobil Adelaide and Altona refineries as well as supply optimisation for Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

She commenced work at Ampol on Monday, July 1.

Mr Halliday said: “Michele’s extensive previous experience will support our vision to have the most competitive and compelling products and services for our customers.

“Under Michele’s leadership, the Infrastructure business unit will play a key role in the future of Ampol, and we are investing significantly so this portfolio of assets and our people, that are so important to operating them, are ready for tomorrow.”

Ampol is an independent Australian company that supplies the country’s largest branded petrol and convenience network, as well as refining, importing and marketing fuels and lubricants.

It has recently launched its electric vehicle charging and home electricity solutions.

By Neil Dowling

AdTorque Edge