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Wood Group PSN appoints new Americas co-presidents

HOUSTON -- Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) has appointed two new presidents to lead its Americas business. Mitch Fralick and John Glithero have taken up co-presidency of the company' s largest region from Derek Blackwood, who is retiring.

Responsible for WGPSN' s regional strategy, operations and functional delivery, and all acquisitions and business integration they will report directly to WGPSN' s chief executive, Robin Watson. 

WGPSN' s Americas business employs more than 9,000 people, working in oil & gas operations, maintenance and construction, in conventional and unconventional plays. Glithero and Fralick were previously co-presidents of WGPSN' s US business.

Both natives of Texas, Glithero and Fralick have been part of the Wood Group family since 2002 and 2008, respectively, and have 60 years of combined experience in the oil & gas industry. 

Glithero joined Wood Group from Baker Energy in 2002 as executive V.P. for the U.S. offshore operations & maintenance business. He was instrumental in Wood Group' s 2009 acquisition of Baker Energy and established WGPSN as a leading contract operations provider in the Gulf of Mexico, before he was appointed co-president for the U.S. region, alongside Fralick.

Fralick joined Wood Group in 2008 through the acquisition of Producers Assistance Corporation (PAC), a company he founded and led as president. He was senior V.P. of onshore operations before being appointed co-president for the U.S. business, alongside Glithero.



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