HOUSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has named Andy Sallis to the position of President, AMEC Oil & Gas Americas, responsible for Houston-based project operations, including supervision of joint ventures AMEC Black & McDonald in Canada and Paragon Angola in West Africa.
Previously, Mr. Sallis served as Senior Vice President, Business Capture and Delivery, for AMEC Paragon, the oil and gas business unit of AMEC Natural Resources Americas. Most recently, he led the team that secured a contract for the delivery of a marine well containment system for the Gulf of Mexico, the Houston-based company's largest contract to date.
Sallis has been with AMEC for 23 years, responsible for multiple project and corporate roles in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Angola, China and the United States. His project management work has included offshore and onshore oil and gas facilities.
Andy Sallis is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), a member of the Institute of Civil Engineering (MICE), and a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, cum laude, from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology in the United Kingdom.
AMEC (LSE: AMEC) is a focused supplier of consultancy, engineering and project management services to its customers in the world's oil and gas, minerals and metals, clean energy, environment and infrastructure markets. With annual revenues of around 3 billion pounds Sterling ($4.8 billion USD), AMEC designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets and employs more than 25,000 people in around 40 countries worldwide. See amec.com