CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 19, 2011) - Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) announces that John C.S. Lau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Husky Asia Pacific, has decided to retire with effect from today.

Mr. Lau has been with Husky since 1993. Mr. Lau stepped down from his role as President and Chief Executive Officer at Husky Energy last year and relocated back to Hong Kong to assume responsibility for leading the development of Husky's businesses in the Asia Pacific region, including existing businesses in Indonesia and the South China Sea.

Having established the framework for Husky's business development in the Asia Pacific region, Mr. Lau has decided to step down and enjoy his well-earned retirement.

The Co-Chairman of Husky Energy, Mr. Canning Fok, thanked Mr. Lau for his contributions over the past two decades and wished him all the best in the years to come.

Husky Energy is one of Canada's largest integrated energy companies. It is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE and HSE.PR.A. More information is available at

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