IPLOCA elects board of directors

Offshore staff

GENEVA – At the 46th annual International Pipeline and Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA) Convention held in Istanbul from Sept. 10-14, the association elected the board of directors for 2012-2013.

Named to positions on the IPLOCA board of directors are the following:


President of IPLOCA and Director for America North: Douglas Evans (Gulf Interstate Engineering)

1st Vice President and Director for Middle East & Africa: Najib Khoury (CCC)

Treasurer and Director for Europe Central: Harald Dresp (Max Streicher)

Immediate Past President: Osman Birgili (Tekfen Construction)

Regional Directors

Director for Europe Central: Jan Koop (Bohlen-Doyen)

Directors for Europe Eastern: Kaan Dogan, (Attila Dogan Construction & Installation Company Inc.), and Iosif Panchak (Stroygazmontazh)

Directors for Europe Mediterranean: Leonardo Gravina (Sicim) and Bruno Maerten (GEOCEAN)

Directors for Europe North-West: Andy Ball (Land & Marine) and Adam Wynne Hughes (CRCEvans)

Director for America North: Scott Summers (ARB, Inc.)

Directors for Latin America: Jesus Garcia Pons (Arendal) and Raul Vilugron (Montec)

Director for Middle East & Africa: Ibrahim Zakhem (Zakhem International Construction)

Directors for East & Far East: Andy Lukas (A.J. Lucas) and Sandip Sharma (Kalpataru)

Directors for Associate Members

Greg Miller (Pipeline Inspection Co. Ltd), Michael Rae (Argus Ltd), and Pierluigi Zanin (Goriziane



Jerrit Coward (Willbros Group, Inc), Marco Jannuzzi (Caterpillar), Wilhelm Maats (Maats Pipeline Equipment), Karl Trauner (HABAU), and Jean-Claude Van de Wiele (Spiecapag).


2012-2013 IPLOCA Board of Directors

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