Fotech Solutions announced the appointment of Nigel Leggett as Chief Operating Officer and welcome his contribution to managing the rapid growth of the company as it moves into full commercial roll-out across three continents.
Nigel brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the oil & gas exploration and production arena with a distinguished career spanning over 30 years, including senior management and technology leadership roles with major companies such as Schlumberger and British Gas. Very pertinently, Nigel also has a successful track record in hi-tech start ups, such as Sensa, the original pioneer of optoelectronic Distributed Temperature Sensing and most recently Nigel has been active in private equity investment in this sector.
Nigel said of his appointment, "I am delighted to join Fotech at such an exciting time for the business as the security, pipeline and oil & gas industries begin to realize the new opportunities offered by Distributed Acoustic Sensing, and I look forward to helping the company establish and benefit from its position as worldwide leader in this field."
Fotech CEO, Doug Gibson welcomed Nigel's appointment, saying, "Nigel brings unique skills to Fotech that will help accelerate our technical development into many industry sectors. Nigel shares our vision for the future success of the business, and his experience and expertise will be a great asset to the company."