Idan Ofer-controlled Eastern Pacific Shipping’s new LNG carrier venture Cool Company (CoolCo) has appointed its first chief executive and made two other key management appointments.

Richard Tyrrell is a mechanical engineer by training. Photo: Hoegh LNG

Richard Tyrrell is stepping into the hot seat as chief executive of the Golar LNG spin-off company in which Eastern Pacific is now the lead shareholder with a 38% stake.

A mechanical engineer by training, Tyrrell has worked at Hoegh for more than eight years.