International service provider Petrofac appointed John Pearson to the new role of chief corporate development officer and group managing director, Western Hemisphere.
Pearson will report to chief executive Ayman Asfari.
As chief corporate development officer, he will assist in further strengthening key relationships with international and independent oil company clients globally, as well as leading the implementation and development of the group’s strategy, Petrofac said in a statement.
Pearson will also manage the growth of the company’s reimbursable business, engineering and production services in the Western Hemisphere through leading geographic and service line expansion, and exploring longer-term growth opportunities.
Pearson joins Petrofac following a 28-year career with AMEC Foster Wheeler, during which he has held several positions including president, global oil and gas and multi-market roles running the Americas region and the Northern Europe & CIS region.