The company has already drilled three wells on the Puesto Rojas block this year.
The executive assumes the replacement of former director Gonzalo de la Carrera.
With a direct report to the General Management, appointments will be made during the first half of October.
The goal is to establish a schedule to raise the minimum proportion of biodiesel in diesel sold in the country to 15%.
For the development of the energy, oil and gas sector of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
The announcement comes ahead of an official visit by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro to Beijing.