|By PR Newswire||
|August 27, 2014 02:00 AM EDT||
HOUSTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group has appointed Nina Schofield to the position of Group head of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE), with responsibility for developing and implementing HSSE strategies across Wood Group's global operations.
Since beginning her career in safety with a drilling company, Nina has gained over 20 years of global HSSE experience for international energy services businesses. She has served most recently as Group HSSE director for Amec and has provided HSSE leadership across organisations, developed policies and assured compliance.
"We are pleased to welcome Nina to Wood Group's leadership team. She has an outstanding record in the effective management and on-site application of health and safety, and her strong leadership will help to ensure Wood Group's HSSE objectives and strategy are implemented across our businesses," stated Bob Keiller, CEO of Wood Group. "Safety & Assurance is our top priority and our first Core Value, and we are committed to having every one of our employees, everywhere we work, go home safe every day."
Nina has earned a Bachelor of Laws from Open University/Guilford college of Law, a Master of Arts from Glasgow University and a National Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health. A Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, Nina has worked in the UK, Azerbaijan, Canada and US.
"Looking after people and protecting the environment are at the heart of great companies," Nina stated. "I am delighted to join Wood Group at such an exciting time in its history and I look forward to contributing to the next chapter."
Notes to Editors
Wood Group is an international energy services company with around $7bn sales, employing about 40,000 people worldwide and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on our Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support, and maintenance management services to the oil & gas, and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com
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