Lamprell appoints Christopher McDonald as CEO
Prior to his appointment, Mr. McDonald held the position of Executive VicePresident and Group Head of Business Development with Petrofac based in the UAE where he had overall accountability for global sales for the company.
Mr. McDonald has extensive international experience in the EPC and oilfield services sectors having worked and lived in the USA, Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East.
Prior to joining Petrofac, he spent 18 years with Halliburton/KBR during which time he served on the Board of MW Kellogg Ltd. and led KBR's worldwide lumpsum EPC sales and marketing activities.
He has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.
Mr. McDonald will join the Company on September 13, and transition into the CEO role on October 1. He is succeeding Jim Moffat who will be retiring from the company.
Following a handover period, Mr. Moffat will take up his parttime consultancy role from midNovember until March 31, 2017 and will stand down as a director on September 30, 2016.
Mr. Moffat has over 35 years’ experience in the offshore engineering, construction and project management sectors.
From 1996 and until joining the Lamprell Group, he was employed with the KBR group of companies, working in various roles including heading up the Kellogg Joint Venture on the Gorgon Project, Australia.
Mr. Moffat worked for the McDermott group from 1977 to 1996 where he latterly managed the Batam facility in Indonesia.
He is a Chartered Engineer, has a BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Edinburgh University and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.