BJ Services Company’s Process and Pipeline Services (PPS) division has appointed Guy Johnson to the position of sales manager for Western Canada. In his new role, Johnson is responsible for all business development and commercial activities for the process and pipeline division in Western Canada. He will be highly instrumental in setting and overseeing business development strategy for the division in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory and Northwest Territories.
Johnson brings with him 14 years experience in the process and pipeline services sector. He launched his career in 1994 when he joined Nowsco’s Industrial Services Division in Leeds, England, as an operator. For the next two years, he served in technical engineering roles, and began working for BJ Services in 1996 when the company acquired Nowsco. He progressed to the position of technical sales engineer and moved to Aberdeen in 2003. During the next three years, Johnson continued to work in business development and took on increasing responsibility for the safe and efficient execution of process service operations carried out by BJ in Aberdeen.
Prior to his appointment to the position of sales manager - Western Canada, Johnson served for two years as HLD/process manager for an Aberdeen-based oilfield and pipeline service company.
Originally from Leeds, England, Johnson holds a BTEC Higher National Certificate in Mechanical and Production Engineering from Bradford and Ilkley Community College in Bradford, England. He is based in Edmonton, Alberta.
"As one of the world’s largest suppliers of process and pipeline services, our ability to cultivate relationships with new customers while maintaining strong ties with existing ones is critical to our continuing success in Western Canada," said Lindsay Link, general manager of BJ Services’ Process and Pipeline Services division.
"With Guy’s marketing and operations experience in the process and pipeline industry, I am confident that he will effectively drive our business development efforts through the coming years," he added.