Wood Group has appointed Robin Watson as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Watson succeeds Bob Keiller, who has decided to retire from Wood Group on Dec. 31. Watson has served on the board since 2013, initially as CEO of Wood Group PSN and, since April, as Group COO.
Prior to joining Wood Group, Watson worked for Petrofac and Mobil Oil, working both in the UK and internationally. He is a chartered mechanical engineer, a fellow of both the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Energy Institute, and holds a Master of Business Administration degree and an honors degree in offshore and mechanical engineering.