Willbros makes CFO, CAO appointments

Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE:WG) has promoted Jeffrey B. Kappel and S. Brett Luz to key financial positions effective August 30, 2017.  Kappel has been appointed senior vice president and CFO and Luz has been named vice president and chief accounting officer. Both positions were previously held by Van A. Welch, who tendered his resignation, effective August 30, 2017.

Kappel has 11 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry. He currently serves as corporate controller, operations at Willbros. He joined Willbros in 2013.  Prior to joining Willbros, Kappel worked for Technip, the Shaw Group, and PwC. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University and is a CPA.

Luz, joined Willbros six years ago and currently serves as corporate controller, financial reporting. Before joining the company, Luz spent eight years with PwC.  He is a graduate of Texas Christian University and is a CPA.

Willbros is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil and gas and power industries with offerings that primarily include construction, maintenance, and facilities development services.

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