Alan Johnstone emerges as Woodgroup European Head
WorldOil – Wood Group has appointed Alan Johnstone as president of its Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in Europe.
Joining Wood Group from his position as Amec Foster Wheeler’s managing director for upstream asset solutions, Johnstone brings almost three decades of North Sea, Southern North Sea and Caspian oil & gas experience.
A long-standing member of Step Change in Safety’s leadership team and former co-chair of the organization’s asset integrity steering group, Johnstone was chairman of the Offshore Contractors’ Association until August 2016; a position he held for three years.
Dave Stewart, CEO for Wood Group’s Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in the Eastern region, said: “Alan’s extensive expertise, robust knowledge and experience at the fore of many significant UKCS projects, positions him strongly to lead our European business.
“We are relentlessly focused on excellence in our service provision, leveraging our broad technical expertise to deliver efficient and effective services that add value for our breadth of clients. Alan’s leadership will be integral to our continued success.”
Alan said: “My focus will be on galvanizing the collective strength of Wood Group’s vast global capabilities and expertise to continue to deliver smart solutions that meet the needs of our clients, against the backdrop of an evolving industry landscape.
“One of Wood Group’s clear differentiators is its proven success working in partnership with customers and supply chain to streamline operations and maximize productivity across the asset life cycle. I look forward to leading the team in Europe with a strong focus on seeking new opportunities for us to extend and enhance how we support our clients.”