Wood Group Mustang announced Thursday John Etherington as general manager Malaysia, leading operations and strategic development in the Asia Pacific region. Kuala Lumpur is the hub of Wood Group Mustang’s Malaysia operations, where Etherington will focus on an expanding presence in the offshore, onshore, chemicals, oil sands, process plants, industrial, and automation and control markets.
A native of the U.K., Etherington delivers 26 years of upstream and downstream oil and gas expertise, holding positions within engineering, project management, general management and operations. His scope of past projects include Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Australia, North Sea and Malaysia.
Etherington joins Wood Group Mustang after serving 19 years with WorleyParsons, most recently as chief operations officer for their joint venture in Kuala Lumpur, where he has resided for the past 16 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science in instrumentation and control engineering from the University of Teesside in the U.K. and is a chartered engineer with the Institute of Electrical Engineers in the U.K.
“John’s proven track record and passion for the Asia Pacific region will allow Wood Group Mustang to build and deliver a project management and engineering capability recognized on a global scale serving our local and regional clients,” shared Wood Group Mustang Executive Vice President John W. Dalton, Sr.
Wood Group Mustang’s Kuala Lumpur office was established in late 2010 as the regional execution center for the upstream, automation, process plant and industrial sectors. The objective of the business is to serve and develop local industries by bringing Wood Group Mustang’s technical excellence in project execution and delivery to the region. The office is located at The ICON Jalan Tun Razak, W-07-01, Level 7, West Wing, No.1 Jalan 1/68F off Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Wood Group Mustang provides award-winning services to the global energy industry. From concept to completion, Wood Group Mustang provides project management, construction management, engineering and procurement services to the offshore, onshore, oil sands, pipeline, refining, chemicals, industrial and automation sectors, operating in countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America.
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