Husky Energy, an integrated energy company, has appointed Asim Ghosh as the new president and CEO of the company, effective June 1, 2010.

Mr Ghosh was appointed to the Husky board of directors in May, 2009. He is the former managing director and CEO of Vodafone Essar. Under his leadership, the cellular phone company grew from a virtual startup in 1998 to become a global mobile company.

Victor Li and Canning Fok, co-chairman of Husky Energy, said: “Mr Ghosh has demonstrated his vast executive experience and sound business judgment on Husky’s Board of Directors. We are confident in the future of this company under his leadership.

“The board believes Mr Ghosh’s global perspective and proven ability to take companies to the next level will advance Husky’s mandate of strategic growth and creation of shareholder value.”