Wood Group Kenny Appoints Matt Kirk as VP
21 October 2015Matt Kirk has been appointed vice president of operations at Wood Group Kenny, joining the regional leadership team in the Americas.
With 17 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector, Kirk joins Wood Group Kenny from Xodus Subsea where he was managing director. Kirk moved from the UK to Houston in 2010 to set up Xodus Group’s operations in the US and subsequently spent four years as Americas regional director for the company.
Kirk, a chartered subsea engineer with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, will focus on broadening the Wood Group Kenny client base in the Americas while continuing to support existing clients to deliver operational efficiency.
"[Kirk] brings a wealth of global experience to the table, especially his track record of working with independent operators in the Gulf of Mexico,” said Bob MacDonald, CEO of Wood Group Kenny.
"The company’s focus on technology development and services to meet future client needs and its extensive track record in the Americas were both key attractions for me,” said Kirk. "There is a great team in the Americas able to deliver in both specialist consultancy and integrated projects and I am excited to be part of that.”