Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG) has named Roy Kelly as its new chief executive, with effect from 23 March. Kelly was previously partner, head of technical, at private equity fund Kerogen Capital. Once Kelly starts work, Ahmet Dik will step down as chief executive and from the board of directors, but will continue to work with the company for a 12-month transition period. After the annual general meeting, expected to be held in June, Roger Kennedy will move from his role as executive chairman to a non-executive chairman role.