Wood Group Welcomes New Director of Engineering Excellence

Wood Group announced the appointment of Nigel Pollard as their new Director of Engineering Excellence, reporting to Mike Straughen, Group Director and Chief Executive, Engineering.

Mike Straughen said, "Wood Group has significantly enhanced its engineering capability, resources and global reach and has been very successful in establishing an excellent track record in delivering world class engineering solutions. This success is reflected in the continuing award of challenging engineering projects by our customers and the growth we have achieved.

Looking beyond the current downturn, the longer term outlook for the market remains very healthy and we need to maintain our focus on continuous improvement.

Nigel Pollard brings a wealth of experience to Wood Group following a broad career in Engineering and Projects with BP, including activities in Oman, Kazakhstan, East Siberia and in the Group Projects & Engineering function, which will be of tremendous value as we respond to the current and future industry challenges, and maintain our successful growth and development."

Nigel Pollard said, "I am delighted to be joining Wood Group and look forward to playing a key role in the next phase of the growth and continuing development of the Group's engineering capability."