HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2014) - Energistics announced today that Rajesh Krishnamurthy, Executive Vice President, and Head of Energy: Communications & Services and Resources & Utilities units at Infosys, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Krishnamurthy has more than 20 years of experience at Infosys. In addition to being the Head of Energy, he also heads Infosys European operations and is the Infosys Global SAP practice leader. Mr. Krishnamurthy is an Electronics Engineer from the University of Pune, India.

On his election as a board member of Energistics, Rajesh Krishnamurthy said, "I am honored to have been selected to participate as a director on the Energistics Board and I look forward to contributing to the success of Energistics and its industry-wide goals."

Jerry Hubbard, President and CEO of Energistics, said, "We welcome Rajesh to the Board of Directors and we look forward to his strategic planning contributions toward open data exchange standards development and adoption."

Philippe Malzac, CIO, E&P of TOTAL and Energistics Board Chair, added, "The Board is excited to welcome Rajesh. He is well respected in the industry and brings with him a diverse background in Financial Services & Insurance, Retail, CPG and Life Sciences in addition to Oil and Gas. He will be a key contributor to the Board's vision on standards development and global adoption."

In addition to Mr. Krishnamurthy, the members of Energistics' board are Philippe Malzac, CIO, E&P for TOTAL who serves as Chair, Ben Williams, VP & CIO of Devon Energy, who serves as Vice Chair, Dean Forrester, Managing Director in Accenture's Global Oil & Gas Group, Segun Oyebanji, GM & CIO of Technical Computing for Chevron, Eric Toogood, DISKOS Manager for NPD, Peter Eilsø Nielsen, Chief Geologist - Statoil, Matthias Hartung, Vice President Technical Data - Shell, Gerard (Gerry) Wolf, Upstream Technical Computing Manager - ExxonMobil, Matt Vanderfeen, Vice President, Petroleum Consulting - Weatherford, Chandra Yeleshwarapu, Director, Information Management & Platform Technologies - Halliburton-Landmark, Vasu Guruswamy, VP, SIS Services - Schlumberger, Elinor Doubell, Information & Data Management Lead at BP, and Jerry Hubbard, President & CEO for Energistics; who all serve as directors.

Energistics is a global, not-for-profit, membership organization that serves as the facilitator, custodian and advocate for the development and adoption of technical open data exchange standards in the upstream oil and gas industry. Uniquely designed to unite upstream industry professionals in a neutral and collaborative facilitation environment, Energistics membership consists of integrated, independent and national oil companies, oilfield service companies, software vendors, system integrators, regulatory agencies and the global standards user community. For more information visit our website at www.energistics.org.

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