Wood Group appoints new senior leadership for Western Hemisphere

Wood Group has appointed four senior managers to assist with leading key functions within its Asset Life Cycle Solutions business for the Western Hemisphere. Vikas Moharir, Joe Sanders, Chris Strohman and Sharon Ramsey will be leading business development; delivery assurance; health, safety, security, environment and assurance (HSSEA); and strategic resourcing, respectively.

Wood Group’s West region operates throughout the Americas designing, modifying, constructing and operating industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset life cycle.

Vikas Moharir will lead the Business Development team. Moharir joined Wood Group in 2012 and has more than 30 years of global industry experience spanning multiple industry sectors including oil and gas upstream, midstream and downstream and industrial manufacturing and covering a range of project lifecycle services from process engineering through construction to operations and maintenance.

Joe Sanders will lead the Delivery Assurance team, which ensures all stakeholders’ essential delivery requirements are established and achieved. Sanders has been with Wood Group for 16 years, and served as vice president of Global Engineering for the past seven years. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas, and founder and long-term sponsor of the Young Guns development program for employees who are new to the oil and gas industry.

Chris Strohman joins Wood Group as vice president of HSSEA for the construction, maintenance and operations arm of the business.  Prior to joining Wood Group, he was a global subject matter expert in contractor safety and other HSE areas for Shell. He has more than 16 years of experience and holds board certifications as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Construction Health & Safety Technician (CHST).

Sharon Ramsey has been appointed to the role of strategic resourcing manager and will lead the people resourcing approach across the West region. Ms. Ramsey has been with Wood Group since 2013, providing talent attraction and delivery solutions to all parts of Wood Group in the U.K. and Africa, and has a strong background in recruitment.

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