EnerMech names David Molloy as new general counsel and head of contracts
17 September 2021Global integrated solutions specialist EnerMech has appointed David Molloy as General Counsel and Head of Contracts to support the business as it continues to grow in new territories and regions.
Licensed to practice law since 1999, Mr. Molloy has more than 20 years’ in-house legal experience in the energy sector. Most recently, he was the General Counsel and member of the executive team developing a large-scale private equity owned and operated petroleum refinery complex.
He also spent five years at SNC Lavalin as lead lawyer for the 20,000-employee oil and gas engineering and construction business, which operates in 36 countries. While there, he successfully managed a legal team of 60 across the globe responsible for negotiating contracts totaling multi-billion-dollar revenues. He also implemented legal frameworks agreements and managed the integration of three legacy organisations.
Prior to this, Mr. Molloy also held the senior corporate counsel role at Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc., in Houston for three years. Here, he led the legal team that provided legal support for a refinery and three petrochemical facilities and their associated product streams. He was also the sole in-house attorney responsible for all aspects of the (USD) $3 billion refinery expansion.
EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions to the international energy and infrastructure sectors, from pre-commissioning through operations and maintenance and late-life support. Headquartered in Aberdeen (UK), it operates in 40 key locations across 23 countries.
Mr. Molloy, based in Houston (USA) said: "EnerMech is a large, dynamic organisation which has demonstrated sustained growth over the years through its new technology patents, joint ventures, and partnerships - all driven by its talented global workforce. I am excited to be part of this next stage in the company’s overarching strategic development and looking forward to supporting the senior leadership team with the legal advice to ensure compliance is continued to be met in these areas.”
Mr. Molloy will report directly into EnerMech’s CEO, Christian Brown, who said: "David is an outstanding, results-driven individual whose expertise covers a wide range of complex regulatory, legal and compliance circumstances across numerous countries and sectors. This made him the number one choice for the business to provide us with accurate and relevant legal advice on a whole spectrum of relevant legal matters to support our continued growth. His experience of leading legal teams is also valuable to the business as we look to retain and attract further top legal talent.”