Willbros Group Inc.’s (NYSE: WG) board of directors has elected Phil D. Wedemeyer to the company’s board.
Wedemeyer retired as a partner from Grant Thornton LLP, an international accounting firm, and also served in various capacities with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), including serving as director of the Office of Research and Analysis and as a deputy director of the Division of Registration and Inspection.
Prior to his service with PCAOB, Wedemeyer was with Arthur Andersen SC for over 31 years, including 22 years as a partner. He also serves as a director of Atwood Oceanics Inc. and Trinity Steel Fabricators, a fabricator of structures and vessels. Wedemeyer is a member of the Deloite Audit Quality Advisory Council and is a certified public accountant. He has more than 35 years of public accounting firm experience and service with the PCAOB and the Auditing Standards Board of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).