L.B. Foster appoints new senior VP
Mr. Kosmala will be responsible for the Tubular and Energy Services segment and the Construction segment.
Mr. Kosmala joins L.B. Foster from Saltel Industries, a provider of drilling and well construction products and well maintenance solutions, where he served as Executive Vice President.
Previously, he served as President & CEO of Artificial Lift Company, a pioneer in the technology of slick-line deployed Electric Submersible Pumps and permanent magnet motors for well completion solutions.
He also spent 20 years with Schlumberger in various assignments around the world where he had P&L responsibility for businesses in Europe and Asia and successfully integrated new companies following acquisitions.
He began his career as a field engineer in the drilling and measurements division of Schlumberger.
Mr. Kosmala holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in mechanical engineering from Universite Henri Poincaré, France, a Diplome d’Ingenieur from École Nationale Supérieure d’Electricité et de Mécanique, France and a Masters in Aerospace engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he was recently recognized as a distinguished alumnus.