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Kosmos Energy Ghana HC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kosmos Energy Ltd., announced today that Joe K. Mensah will join the company as its new country manager based in Accra on July 15, 2015.

Ken Keag, who has served as country manager since 2013, will retire from the company at the end of July 2015 as part of a mutually agreed succession plan.

Mr. Mensah has extensive business experience and will join Kosmos most recently from IBM Ghana, where he was the Country General Manager in charge of all aspects of the company?s operations.

During his more than 30 years with IBM, Mr. Mensah held a variety of leadership roles in sales and marketing before establishing IBM?s presence in Ghana in 2009.

?Joe brings extensive local and international experience to Kosmos, and is an excellent addition to our team,? said Andrew G. Inglis, Kosmos? chairman and chief executive officer.

?Under Joe?s leadership, with a 100 percent Ghanaian staff, supported by an independent advisory council comprised of respected Ghanaian business leaders, Kosmos is uniquely positioned among international companies to understand local interests and create a shared agenda that is mutually beneficial to both company and country.

?On behalf of everyone at Kosmos Energy, I would like to thank Ken Keag for the significant contributions he has made to our operations in Ghana. We wish Ken and his family all the best for the future,? continued Mr. Inglis.

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