WGI appoints new Global Business Development Manager

Wood Group Intetech (WGI) has appointed Colin Underwood as Global Business Developer Manager. Underwood will be responsible for both leveraging and building the global capability of WGI, and will be based at the company’s headquarters in Chester, UK.

Underwood brings with him more than 30 years of industry experience, working across a broad range of disciplines and in a variety of geographical and cultural settings. He has accrued an impressive track record in the development, delivery, and assurance of technology based transformation programmes, projects and managed services. Most recently, he was programme manager at Schlumberger Information Solutions based in Europe, the UAE, and US.

Commenting on his appointment, Underwood said: “I’m delighted to be given this opportunity. WGI is known to have unrivalled expertise when it comes to asset integrity software. I think that the benefit of its solutions are clear to see: they are pivotal to maintaining operators’ ability to operate safely in the field. For a small company to build a world-leading position in asset integrity is hugely impressive and I’m very pleased to get the chance to help extend that position.”

Founder and Managing Director of Wood Group Intetech, Dr Liane Smith, said: “With approximately 85% of our business based on exports, the global business development manager is a crucial role. We are proud to secure the services of someone like Colin, whose experience covers the complete lifecycle of IT and service delivery. We are committed to investing in the skills within WGI as well as in our products, and we work hard to be able to attract high caliber people to the business.”

Edited from press release by

Published on 16/09/2015


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