HOUSTON, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that Chief Accounting Officer, Geoffrey C. Stanford, has tendered his resignation effective July 8, 2016. Stanford, who has served as Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer since joining Willbros in 2013, has accepted other employment to return to Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Van Welch said the company wishes Mr. Stanford well in his new job and expressed appreciation for his work with Willbros, "While we regret Geoff has elected to move back to Baton Rouge, we were very pleased with his service to the company. Geoff has played a significant role in leading and managing the company's financial reporting and accounting functions. We appreciate his contributions and extend to him our best wishes for his continued success."
Mr. Welch will assume the role of Chief Accounting Officer.
Willbros is a specialty energy infrastructure contractor serving the oil and gas and power industries with offerings that primarily include construction, maintenance and facilities development services. For more information on Willbros, please visit our web site at www.willbros.com.
Stephen W. Breitigam
VP Investor Relations
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