New Chief Operating Officer for AGR’s UK and Africa Business
AGR has appointed Andrew Stannard to lead its business unit in the UK and Africa and will become a member of the company’s global management team.
Stannard succeeds long term region manager Ian Burdis who will continue as EVP of the UK & Africa region with the main responsibility for the leadership of existing alliance projects and the building of future consortium and integrated assignments.
Svein Sollund, CEO at AGR says, “I’m very pleased that Andrew has decided to join our international team, bringing with him his excellent leadership skills and over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. I am confident he and Ian will successfully build our business to meet the growing market demand and at the same time develop new commercial models adding value to our clients’ projects.”
Commenting on his appointment, Stannard said, “I look forward to leading AGR’s highly experienced teams and daily business in its next phase of development.”
Ian Burdis comments, “It has become clear through our recent strategy development process that contractor collaboration to deliver integrated development and P&A projects is an increasingly important feature in the industry going forward and one which requires a dedicated resource to develop. I am excited by the opportunity to focus on the creation of alliance and consortium business models for AGR.”