EnerMech has hired Carl Mook as its new regional director for Europe and expanded the role of Middle East and Caspian director Paul Cockerill to include oversight of Africa, as it continues expansion plans.
The Aberdeen-headquartered services group said the new senior structure would help drive further growth for the firm’s European and African operations as it looks to secure more work in the renewables, nuclear, industrial and infrastructure sectors.
It added that it would also be “scaling up teams” when required in the Middle East and Caspian region.
Mr Mooks joins the company with 30 years’ international leadership experience in engineering consultancy and design, asset management, operations and maintenance, inspection services technology and asset integrity.
He has held several senior roles in his career, including executive vice president at Penspen and vice president of process and pipeline services at Baker Hughes.
Paul Cockerill has been EnerMech’s regional director Middle East and Caspian for almost two years and has been “pivotal” in the business’ securing of several transformational projects and pre-commissioning campaigns in the region.
He has significant experience in Africa, having previously held senior positions at Halliburton in Angola, Congo and Nigeria for 16 years where he helped increase market share and develop local workforces. His new title is regional director for Africa, Middle East, and Caspian.
EnerMech has more than 40 operational bases around the world, and in February announced that it had secured 10 significant contract awards worth in excess of $100m, after it launched a £22m equipment investment programme across its global locations.
The new directors also follow the appointment of Garry Ford as regional director for Asia Pacific at the beginning of 2022.
Commenting on its latest appointments chief executive Christian Brown said the Europe and Africa region had been delivering “solid performance” but that the company would not “rest on its laurels.”
“Paul has delivered exceptional results in the Middle East and Caspian. Widening his portfolio to support our Africa operations, means we can rapidly scale up our teams as more campaigns and megaprojects are won,” he added.
“The wealth of experience and enthusiasm Carl brings to the business will help us to further develop our European operations with a pin-sharp focus on securing new business as well as overseeing existing project work.”