Saudi Arabia: McDermott appoints general manager

Dustin Whiteley, who holds a degree in structural engineering from New Mexico State University, has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry

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Engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor, McDermott Arabia Company Ltd., has appointed Dustin Whiteley as the new general manager for its Saudi Arabia business.

Whiteley, who holds a degree in structural engineering from New Mexico State University, has over 25 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry.

He joins McDermott from Halliburton, where he worked in several senior roles across the globe including USA, Indonesia, UK, Thailand, and most recently as a country manager for Saudi Arabia.

Linh Austin, vice president and general manager, Middle East and Caspian, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Whiteley to McDermott. His extensive experience in business development, projects and operations combined with his in-depth knowledge of the local market will be invaluable as we continue to focus on and grow our business in Saudi Arabia.”

Whiteley commented: “I am very excited to be joining McDermott. Its reputation for safety and quality is second to none and it is an exciting time for the business as they continue to grow in the region. I am looking forward to advancing our plans in Saudi Arabia, which includes a strong focus on supporting Saudi Aramco’s drive for localisation through the IKTVA program.”

McDermott has extensive experience offshore Saudi Arabia, having worked in the region for over 50 years.  

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