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Wireline Engineering bolsters management team

10th April 2014

The UK-based well enhancement technology company has made a number of new appointments to shore up its international operations

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Wireline Engineering develops original well intervention and completion technologies for the oil and gas industry worldwide.

The company has bolstered its workforce with the addition of Douglas Gordon as division sales manager for Asia Pacific, Paul Higginson as division sales manager for Europe Africa and Americas, and Alex Ozzard-Low as global business development manager.

Wireline Engineering chairman Bill Petrie said: “It’s all about maintaining the momentum we have built up over recent years. The decision to strengthen our sales and business development initiative is fundamental to growing Wireline Engineering globally. Success at Wireline Engineering is based upon building a progressive international platform. Investing in the management team will reinforce our current customer support capabilities and significantly extend our geographical reach.”

Douglas Gordon assumes the role of division sales manager of Asia Pacific and will lead the development of business activity and customer support in the Company’s rapidly growing Asia Pacific operations. With more than 14 years’ experience in the international energy sector, Douglas brings to bear a strong and successful background in strategic and commercial leadership.

Paul Higginson joins Wireline Engineering as division sales manager for Europe, Africa and Americas. With more than 15 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, Paul previously held a number of senior positions, leading progressive international business strategies.

Alex Ozzard-Low re-joins Wireline Engineering to assume overall responsibility for global business development. Based in Lafayette, Louisiana he leads the charge to identify and develop strategies to embrace new markets. Alex will focus initially on Latin America and Africa, with a view to expanding the company’s reach significantly over the next few years. He previously spent ten years with Wireline Engineering in a number of senior roles, and returns after spending two years with Guardian Global Technologies introducing new technologies to the US market.

Petrie continued: “Each of these new appointments is an important strategic move in our long term international development and the growth of the business. We see great opportunities ahead, and have ambitious plans to further develop our activities. Separately, Douglas, Paul and Alex bring a level of experience to our team that will be hugely beneficial for Wireline Engineering.”

Wireline Engineering develops original well intervention and completion technologies for the oil and gas industry worldwide.

The company was established in 1998 and its headquarters are located in Aberdeen, Scotland. It has international offices in the Americas, Middle East and Far East and employs 40 people worldwide.

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