Finally, I am CEO

Finally, I am CEO: Getting through the oil and gas industry career minefield

Business Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 28/04/2022
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“An academic career was in front of me, but I sampled the oil and gas industry and stayed. Thirty years later I became CEO of an international company based in Greece.” Michael Earle’s story is full of exploration and adventure from beginning to end. He witnessed the aftermath of the fall of communism in Eastern Europe and felt the threat of nuclear war between Pakistan and India; in the Sahara Desert he crossed a minefield in the war zone between Libya and Chad, and he was attacked by gigantic hornets in the spectacular mountains of Papua New Guinea - all in the line of duty.    Extensive international travel came with the territory, and the narrative contains interesting portraits of many countries, and insights into the pros and cons of expatriate life.Finally, I am CEO recounts the hard lessons learned at each stage of a tortuous path through corporate life, and how passion for work and the need to support a family strained marriages and determined career choices.

  • Publisher: Troubador Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781803130804
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm

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Finally, I am CEO
I am the author
I am the author, Michael Earle. Finally, I am CEO is an informative narrative about the international oil and gas industry as experienced on my journey fro... READ MORE
Michael Earle
Finally, I am CEO
an interesting story
This was an interesting read. I really enjoyed the first half of this book. Which covered the authors early education and first jobs as a geologist. I was ... READ MORE