Mark Neinast Named Southwest Region Manager for Wood Group

Wood Group ESP has promoted Mark Neinast from the position of West Texas area manager to Southwest region manager, responsible for the company's New Mexico and West Texas areas, as well as manufacturing, inventory and administrative services for the region.

Mark brings 24 years of oilfield experience—the last 20 years focused on artificial lift—to his new position. He joined Wood Group ESP in 1999 as Southwest region sales manager and was promoted to West Texas area manager in 2003. Prior to working for Wood Group ESP, Mark worked for Lufkin Industries in the domestic and international markets. He earned a bachelors of business administration degree in management from the University of Texas at Austin.

"Mark brings with him an excellent understanding of the market and sales strategies as well as a strong relationship with the Southwest region personnel," said Joe Brady, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Wood Group ESP. "His expertise will allow him to be a tremendous asset to the North America Operations team."