KCA Deutag has confirmed the latest addition to its executive management team.
Tony Byrne will take over as the drilling and engineering contractor’s general counsel.
The former Burness Paull partner will head the international contractor’s legal functions.
KCA Deutag chief executive Norrie McKay said: “Tony has an excellent track record and his experience in the international energy industry will be a great asset to KCA Deutag. He will play a key role in spearheading our legal and compliance activities and his guidance will help us continue to excel as a world-class, global drilling and engineering company.”