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RBG Promotes from Within to Strengthen its Senior Management Team

20 September 2010

RBG the leading provider of fabric maintenance and construction support to the global energy industry, today announced two internal promotions to its senior management team, marking the first time the company has promoted internally to this level.

Garry Lewis has been appointed as UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) key account director and Roger Esson has been promoted to sales director, both with effect from 1 September.

RBG's Garry Lewis and Roger Esson.

Mr Lewis started with RBG in 2004 as operations manager and has since fulfilled the roles of operations team leader, general manager and projects director, playing an instrumental role in the award and transition of large scale fabric maintenance contracts for clients such as Talisman, ConocoPhillips and TOTAL. Mr Lewis has a BA (Hons) Business Studies degree from the University of North London and a Masters in Business Administration from the Robert Gordon University.

In his new role, Mr Lewis will deliver continued growth for the UK Operations division, focussing specifically on HSE, people and operational excellence.

Mr Esson joined the company in 2006 as operations manager, latterly working as delivery team manager. He has a BSc in Quantity Surveying from the Robert Gordon University as well as an NVQ level 5 in Management. Through the RBG Academy, Mr Esson was recently awarded Chartered Management status by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a qualification this is held by just 1,200 worldwide.

In his new role Mr Esson will focus on a number of significant group business opportunities as well as strengthening the company’s business development capability.

Dave Workman, chief executive officer at RBG, said: “This is the first time RBG has promoted from within to this level, which is testament to our evolving internal culture. The company is committed to retaining and developing talented individuals across the business, creating strong, stable and exciting careers. I would like to thank Garry and Roger for their contribution to date and wish them every success in their new roles.”