Wood Group ESP Names Ferrier to Head Surface Pumping Systems

John Wood Group PLC

Wood Group ESP (WGESP), part of John Wood Group PLC (Wood Group), has appointed Neil Ferrier to the position of general manager Surface Pumping Systems (SPS). Neil has been involved with the SPS™ group at Wood Group since 1999 and was formerly worldwide engineering and marketing manager, SPS.

Neil will be responsible for managing the engineering, marketing, sales, service and finance functions of WGESP's SPS group. He will also be involved in the coordination of product manufacturing in Oklahoma City. Neil has significant pumping system experience and has been in the pump business for almost 30 years.

"Neil has been instrumental in establishing our SPS group and product line," said Bud Missel, global marketing manager for WGESP. "His experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for this business will serve him well in his new position."

Wood Group is an international energy services company with approximately $3.0bn sales, employing over 18,000 people worldwide and operating in 44 countries. The Group has three businesses—Engineering & Production Facilities, Well Support, and Gas Turbine Services—providing a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.

Wood Group ESP is a leading service provider and manufacturer of electric submersible and surface pumps. Focusing on SmartSolutions® for its clients, Wood Group ESP provides cost-effective solutions tailored to the needs of oil producers throughout the world. With facilities in the Middle East, Far East, Latin America and Russia, as well as several in the United States and Canada, Wood Group ESP focuses on adding real value to customer assets with testing, service and surveillance coupled with cutting-edge engineering.