Global valve engineering firm strengthens leadership to meet COVID-19 challenges
CEO Colin Findlay has selected six key individuals to join him in steering the business through the challenging times resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. These include three external appointments and three internal promotions.
Findlay said his strong and committed leadership team has the necessary skills and determination to drive progress at Severn despite the market challenges.
He added: “We are facing unprecedented and unusual times; businesses all over the world are reeling from the impact of COVID-19.
“Our primary market, the oil and gas sector, has been hit particularly hard. Nevertheless, we are confident about the future and I am proud to have these six leaders working alongside me. Together we have implemented new measures to ensure our valve products and engineering services deliver maximum value to end users. Focusing on technical excellence and continual improvement enables us to work in partnership with our customers as they align operations with the ‘new normal’.”
Severn Glocon Group is headquartered in the UK with manufacturing facilities in Gloucester, Stroud and Brighouse as well as an Aberdeen facility dedicated to traded valve products and engineering services for North Sea operators.
It also has a large factory in Chennai and an extensive international footprint spanning all key oil and gas markets from the Middle East and Africa to Australia and South America.
The Group received a multi-million pound investment from energy investor Blue Water Energy in January 2020 to drive expansion and new product development.