Willbros Group Inc. (NYSE: WG), an energy infrastructure contractor, has promoted Earl Collins to president of Willbros Group Inc. Currently, he serves as president of the Willbros Oil & Gas business and is a member of the Executive Leadership Team. Prior to joining Willbros, Collins was with CH2M HILL where he served as president and global director of EPC & Construction Operations for their Energy and Chemicals Business Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering from Iowa State University.
In addition, Michael Fournier, currently president of Willbros Canada, has been named executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer of Willbros Group. Fournier graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is registered with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta.
Edward Wiegele, currently president of Professional Services, has been named EVP of Willbros Group and president of Engineering and Technology. Fournier and Wiegele will report to Collins and remain members of the Executive Leadership Team. Prior to joining Willbros, he served as senior vice president of the pipeline division and general manager of Integrity Services for GE Oil & Gas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University.
New positions are effective July 1.
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