– UK, London – Petrofac confirms that Andrea Abt and George J. Pierson join the Company today as independent Non-executive Directors, following approval by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting.
Andrea, spent her executive career with Siemens AG, the largest engineering company in Europe, where she held a range of leadership positions, most latterly as Head of Supply Chain Management and Chief Procurement Officer, Infrastructure & Cities. She has an extensive background in a variety of functional roles, including sales, finance, procurement and logistics. She is a non-executive director of Brammer Plc and SIG plc, and is a member of the supervisory board of Gerresheimer AG.
George is the former CEO of Parsons Brinckerhoff, the American multinational design and engineering firm. He is a qualified lawyer and engineer, with a strong background in risk management, contracting, construction law, compliance and cost efficiency. He is a non-executive director of WSP Global Inc, Terracon Consultants, Inc. and Railworks LLC, and is President of The Pierson Advisory Group.
Rijnhard van Tets, Petrofac’s Chairman, commented: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome Andrea and George to Petrofac. I believe it is essential that our Board continues to be refreshed to maintain a well-balanced and multi-disciplinary forum and I have no doubt that both Andrea and George, with their considerable experience, will each make strong individual contributions. We look forward to working with them.”
Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil & gas production and processing industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil & gas companies. Petrofac is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: PFC).
Petrofac designs and builds oil & gas facilities; operates, maintains and manages facilities and trains personnel; enhances production; and, where it can leverage its service capability, develops and co-invests in upstream and infrastructure projects. Petrofac’s range of services meets its clients’ needs across the full life cycle of oil & gas assets.
With around 19,000 employees, Petrofac operates out of seven strategically located operational centres, in Aberdeen, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Woking, Chennai, Mumbai and Kuala Lumpur and has a further 24 offices worldwide.
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