LONDON, January 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Kentz Corporation Limited (LSE: KENZ), the holding company of the Kentz engineering and construction group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Sharon Paul to the newly created role of Group Talent and People Development Officer.
Sharon joins Kentz effective from Monday 23 January 2012 and will have responsibility for Kentz's global Human Resources function and talent management; including employee recruitment, retention, performance management, training and development. She will be based in Houston, Texas, reporting directly to the Group Chief Operating Officer, Christian Brown.
Sharon has over 25 years of Human Resources experience in the oil and gas and environmental industries. Prior to joining Kentz, Sharon spent nine years at Mustang Engineering, a Wood Group Company, where she held the position of Vice President of Organizational Development and Global Human Resources. She holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational Science from Villanova University and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Messiah College.
Christian Brown, Group Chief Operating Officer for Kentz, commented: "Sharon has an impressive track record and deep passion for talent management, which makes her ideally suited to this newly created role in Kentz. The Company has undergone a period of significant growth and the recruitment and retention of the strongest people in the industry is more critical than ever to the success of our business. I am delighted to welcome Sharon on board and believe she will be an invaluable addition to the senior management team and to the future of the organisation."
Sharon Paul, newly appointed Group Talent and People Development Officer, added: "I am very excited to be joining Kentz. Its focus on employee development, impressive growth and tremendous global footprint were key factors in my decision to coming on board. I look forward to working with Chris and the entire team."
Kentz is a global engineering specialist solutions provider, which serves a blue chip client base primarily in the oil and gas, petrochemical and mining and metals sectors. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: KENZ). In the year ending December 2010, the company generated revenues of US$1.06 billion and profit before tax of US$67.5 million.
Kentz has over 11,500 employees in 28 countries. Its three main business lines are; specialist engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services, construction, and technical support services. It has a proven track record of delivering mechanical, electrical, controls and instrumentation engineering, construction and management services in some of the most remote locations on earth.
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