KCA Deutag announces that Albert Allan has joined the group as the new Senior Vice President of RDS, its rig design and engineering subsidiary.
Based in Aberdeen, Albert will have responsibility for spearheading RDS's activities worldwide. He will also become a member of KCA Deutag's executive management team, reporting directly to Chief Executive Officer, Norrie McKay.
Albert joins the group with a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked in various project, operational and construction management roles during his almost 30 year career.
During that time, Albert spent 24 years with global provider of professional services and technologies, KBR where he was latterly Vice President Operations and, more recently, he was Managing Director for the oil, gas and petrochemical business of international engineering and development consultancy Mott MacDonald.
Commenting on this key appointment, CEO Norrie McKay said: "Albert has an exceptional track record which will be invaluable in developing RDS's growth strategy and expanding our business not only in our core markets of Greenfield and Brownfield engineering services but in new markets where there are opportunities to grow our engineering portfolio."