Fugro Makes Management Changes

Fugro has made some recent additions and promotions to its professional staff.

Paul Williams has joined Fugro Chance Inc. as Manager, Human Resources. Williams is a graduate of the University of Houston and has over 25 years experience in Human Resources. He is also a past president of the Acadiana Society for Human Resources Management.

Ryan DeVillier has been named Marketing Representative for John Chance Land Surveys, Inc. DeVillier is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has a background in the construction industry. As marketing rep, DeVillier will coordinate client calls, special events, and promotional planning.

Chris Gilfour has been promoted to Manager, Vessel Operations for the Patterson office of Fugro GeoServices, Inc. Gilfour is responsible for all Patterson-based vessel operations which includes five offshore vessels and one inland vessel. Ms. Gilfour has been with FGSI since 1996.

Larry Prewitt has been named Manager, Marine Development for Fugro Chance. Prewitt has over 30 years experience in the offshore survey sector. He will direct the strategic development of marine operations, including business development. Jim Latiolais, a 36-year veteran with Fugro Chance has been named Manager, Marine Logistics. He will direct and coordinate field and logistics activities of the Marine "Call-Out" services.

Edwin Howard has been named Project Engineer for Fugro Chance's Systems Engineering and Support Group. He will provide engineering support for the company's Marine Construction Group. Howard has been with Fugro for 10 years and holds a BS Degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Fugro Chance, Fugro GeoServices, and John Chance Land Surveys have been providing precision surveying services since 1957. The companies are part of the international Fugro group of companies with 250 offices in 60 countries.