New Placement In New Position

President of Wood Group GTS' U.S. Solar turbine business


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Wood Group GTS has appointed Mike Fisher as president of its U.S. oil, gas and industrial services (OGIS) business. This is a new position for the Houston-based business that provides maintenance, repair and overhaul for Solar Mars, Saturn 10, Centaur 40, Centaur 50 and Taurus 60 gas turbines, which are used primarily by the oil & gas industry.

Fisher joined Wood Group in 2005, working initially in Venezuela where he managed a two-year project to increase the reliability, performance and uptime of the Solar and Siemens turbine fleets on Lake Maracaibo for PDVSA, the Venezuelan national oil company.

He subsequently served within the operations group for power plant services and most recently has been vice-president of Solar operations within OGIS.

A native of England, Mike earned a Master's of Business Administration from Lancaster University.
 

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