Wood Group has appointed a new chief executive to Wood Group Mustang (WG Mustang).
Michele McNichol will succeed Steve Knowles who retires from the company in April.
Ms McNichol has more than 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry and has been with WG Mustang since 2001.
She previously worked as executive vice president, with direct responsibility for offshore, onshore and oil sands and pipeline operations worldwide.
Her tenure at WG Mustang includes a number of high-profile projects , including serving as WG Mustang’s project manager for BP Thunder Horse.
Wood Group chief executive, Bob Keiller, said: “Wood Group Mustang has had great success under Steve’s watch and we thank him for his strong leadership and commitment to WG Mustang’s business and people.
“We look forward to Michele fulfilling the CEO role and bringing her perspectives, experience, leadership and energy to the job at a time when we see many challenges and opportunities ahead.”