Wood Group appoints David Baillie as Chief Executive for its Gas Turbine Services division


Jan. 15, 2003 — John Wood Group PLC announced Tuesday that David Baillie has been appointed Chief Executive of Wood Group Gas Turbine Services.

David Baillie joins the Group from Schlumberger where for the past 18 months he has been President of Schlumberger Sema UK, and previously held a wide range of senior management roles in Schlumberger’s oil & gas activities in the North Sea, Far East, Middle East and the US.

Sir Ian Wood, Group Chairman and Chief Executive, said, “We are delighted to welcome David Baillie to lead our Gas Turbine Services division. We have made several acquisitions in this sector in the last twelve months and have ambitious growth plans for our gas turbine after-market support activities. David’s valuable international experience and significant oil & gas knowledge will provide key additional leadership and expertise at an exciting time for the Group.”

David Baillie said, “I have always admired Wood Group and I am absolutely delighted to accept the opportunity to join one of Scotland’s most exciting and dynamic companies. I am looking forward to leading the Gas Turbine Services team towards realizing the growth potential created through the recent acquisitions and to create further growth opportunities to enhance the contribution of the Gas Turbine Services division within the Group.”

Wood Group is an international energy services company with more than $1.5bn sales, employing more than 12,000 people worldwide and operating from bases in over 30 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 and steam turbine-generator overhaul and repair services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide.

Wood Group Gas Turbine Services is an independent provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for light industrial, aero-derivative, and heavy industrial gas turbines, steam turbines, generators, and other high-speed rotating equipment, including pumps and compressors. The company also repairs gas turbine accessories and components for industrial and aero customers.

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