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Algerian state energy company Sonatrach's CEO sacked - state TV

Algerian state energy company Sonatrach's CEO sacked - state TV
FILE PHOTO: Sonatrach's CEO Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour speaks during an international forum on oil and gas in Algiers, Algeria October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lamine Chikhi -
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LAMINE CHIKHI(Reuters)
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Algiers (Reuters) - Algeria’s interim president has sacked Abdelmoumene Ould Kaddour as CEO of state energy company Sonatrach, state TV reported on Tuesday.

Interim President Abdelkader Bensalah has appointed Sonatrach's head of production and exploration, Rachid Hachichi, to replace Kaddour, state TV added

Kaddour was named Sonatrach CEO in March 2017.

(Reporting by Lamine Chikhi and Hamid Ould Ahmed; Editing by David Goodman)

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