Eric Hathon

Eric Hathon

Director of Exploration Cairn Energy

Eric Hathon holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Michigan State University, and a Master of Science and a PhD in Geology from the University of Missouri.  He joined Marathon Oil Corporation in 1991 as a geologist and held a variety of management positions, including production manager in the Gulf of Mexico and exploration manager for the southern U.S., Norway, Angola and Libya. Eric was named Manager of International New Ventures in 2011 and Director of Exploration for Marathon in 2015.  In 2017 Eric joined Cairn Energy as Director of Exploration based in Edinburgh, Scotland.