Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE: WG) has appointed Stephen W. Breitigam as vice president of investor relations and corporate development, effective Feb. 15. Breitigam is succeeding Mike Collier, senior vice president of investor relations, marketing, and communications, who has elected to retire in mid-February.
Breitigam joined Willbros in 2008, and has served in various capacities including merger and acquisition (M&A) activities, internal audit, and operations support for several business units. Most recently, he served as the financial lead in the business unit divestitures made by Willbros, including the sale of the Professional Services segment. Breitigam brings more than 30 years of experience in the energy sector to his new position. In addition, he is a certified public accountant, and is a graduate of Bowling Green State University.
Willbros is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil, gas, and power industries. Its offerings include construction, maintenance, facilities development, and operations services.