August 4, 2011
Kentz Senior Executive Appointments
LONDON, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- Christian Brown appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer - Paul Edward "Eddie" Lewis appointed as Group Development Officer
Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz
engineering and construction group, is delighted to announce the appointment
of Christian Brown as Group Chief Operating Officer and Eddie Lewis as Group
operations and functional services, as well as joining the Management
Executive Committee. Chris will initially be based in the London office
before transferring to Houston in June 2012. Chris has over 20 years
experience in the LNG, oil and gas, refining, and petrochemicals industries.
He had a 17 year career with Kellogg Brown and Root working across the
Americas, Europe, Africa and the Middle East before joining Foster Wheeler
Eddie took up the position of Group Development Officer for Kentz
effective from 1 August 2011. He is based in our Houston office and has
responsibility for Kentz's global Business Development and M&A, as well as
sitting on the Management Executive Committee. Eddie had a 30 year career
with Fluor, latterly as President of Global Sales and Account Management. In
2001 Eddie joined Bechtel and until recently was Principal Vice President of
Bechtel's Oil, Gas and Chemicals Global Business Unit responsible for
business development for Europe, Kazakhstan, Africa and the Middle East.
Hugh O'Donnell, Chief Executive Officer for Kentz, commented: "Kentz has
undergone a period of significant growth and I am delighted to welcome Chris
and Eddie on board to supplement the existing strong management team. They
each bring a wealth of experience in the industry and will be invaluable
additions to the Group and instrumental in sustaining our growth, delivering
larger and more complex projects for our clients and in the continuing
success of Kentz."
Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which
serves a blue chip client base primarily in the oil and gas, petrochemical
and mining and metals sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange
(symbol: KENZ). In the year ending December 2010, the company generated
revenues of US$1.06 billion and profit before tax of US$67.5 million.
Kentz has over 11,000 employees in 27 countries. Its three main business
lines are; specialist engineering, procurement and construction (EPC)
services, construction, and technical support services. It has a proven
track record of delivering mechanical, electrical, controls and
instrumentation engineering, construction and management services in some of
the most remote locations on earth.
Please find further information on the Kentz website
For further information please contact: Kentz Corporation Limited Tel: +44(0)20-3159-4000 Catriona Nugent